Robbie Byrne wants ecologically-friendly methods of farming to be properly researched so farmers can make better-informed decisions that will benefit both the environment and their bottom line.

The Nuffield Scholar, whose time there was cut short as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, was researching biological farming systems and was looking at examples of such farming systems from around the globe in an attempt to find a model that would work well for Ireland's climate and agricultural system.