Livestock farmer Michael Meharg has recently been appointed as the new chair of the Network in Northern Ireland. Michael farms a
250 ha suckler cow enterprise in county Antrim which includes conservation on a number of protected sites in NI. Passionate about the environment and rare breeds and with a background in ecology, Michael facilitates work with farmers in the Lough Neagh area Environmental Farming Scheme focusing on delivering for priority habitats and breeding waders. After two years as our NFFN NI Vice Chair we’re delighted to welcome Michael to this new role
Michael is taking on the role from David Sandford, who is stepping down as chair after two years leading the Network in Northern Ireland. We would like to thank David for all of his hard work in building the organisation in Northern Ireland during this time.