Philip Creighton

Philip is a grassland researcher based in Teagasc Athenry. His role focuses on investigating grass production and utilisation within sheep systems through the use of optimal technical efficiency in relation to grassland and other management practices. He is the researcher in charge of the new Sheep Research Demonstration farm in Athenry. Philip graduated from UCD with an Animal and Crop production degree and completed a PhD at Teagasc Moorepark investigating the impact of varying levels of perennial ryegrass content on sward production potential and also completed work looking at the effect of alternative reseeding methods. Philip comes from an active sheep farming background in Wicklow.