Awards Roll of Honour

Fertilizer Association of Ireland recognises Achievement and Excellence

The Association is involved in three initiatives that recognise academic achievement in soil science and nutrient management, as well as honouring those who have made significant contributions to the association and the industry over their careers. These three initiatives specifically involve:

  1. UCD Soil Science Award:

    This prize is awarded by the Fertilizer Association of Ireland to the student who obtains the highest grade in the Module “Soil Science Basics” in Stage 2 of the B.Agr.Sc. degree programme at UCD.

  2. Fertilizer Association Special Merit Award:

    This prize is awarded by the Fertilizer Association of Ireland in recognition of individual contributions to the association, and to the fertilizer industry in Ireland in their Careers.

  3. Crops Nutrition Management Course Award:

    This prize is awarded to the candidates who receive the Top Marks each year in the Crops Nutrition Management Course run by Teagasc with the support Fertilizer Association of Ireland. The award is sponsored by K & S Kali Ltd.

UCD Soil Science Award WinnersYear
Cian Minogue2019
John Francis O'Grady2018
Conor Cullen-O’Reilly 2017
Nigel Kennington2016
Tomas Tubritt2015
Niamh Garvey2014
Ruth Fennell2013
Sarah Noonan2012
Lorraine O'Hara2011
Padraig Kelly2010
Tracey O'Connor2009
Lorraine Davis2008
Sarah Delaney2007
Melanie De Wit2006
Ross Buchanan2005
Laurence Maguire2004
Carol Nugent 2003
Paul Doherty2002
Sean McCarthy & Timothy Purcell2001
Stanley Lalor2000
Sacha Hugentobler1999
Donagh Berry1998
William Dunphy1997
Jeremiah Flynn1996

Fertilizer Association Special Merit Award WinnersYear of Award
Dr. Brian Coulter2019
Dr. Noel Culleton2016
Mr. Gary Leonard2014
Dr. Matt Dempsey2012
Dr. William Murphy2010

Crops Nutrition Management Course Award WinnersYear
Eddie Young, CR Wyne, Belan Kildare 2019
Brian Moore 2018
Michael Kennedy 2017
Philip Reck2016
Ciara O'Donovan2015
Joe Lalor2014
Ger Hanley2013
Richard Kennedy2012
Tony Nugent 2011
John Mulhare &
John Anthony
2010

 

Awards Roll of Honour

Crop Nutrition Course Award 2012

Richard Kennedy, (Clear Power, Co. Laois), was the 2012 winner of the Top Student Award in the Crops Nutrition Management Course delivered by Teagasc in 2012. In picture (L-R) – Mark Plunkett (Teagasc – Course Co-ordinator), Stan Lalor (FAI President), Richard

Fertilizer Association Special Merit Award 2012

Matt Dempsey, Editor, Irish Farmers Journal, receiving the Fertilizer Association of Ireland Special Merit Award from Stan Lalor, President, at the Fertilizer Association Annual Dinner at the Killashee House Hotel on 30 November 2012.

UCD Soil Science Award Winner 2012

Stan Lalor, FAI President, presenting the 2012 Fertilizer Association Award for Soil Science in UCD to Sarah Noonan. The presentation took place at the Agricultural Science Awards Ceremony at Belfield, UCD. Thursday 22nd November 2012.

Crop Nutrition Course Award 2011

Tony Nugent, crop agronomist with Brett Brothers, Callan, Co Kilkenny, was the 2011 winner of the Top Student Award in the Crops Nutrition Management Course delivered by Teagasc in 2011. In picture (L-R) – Tony Nugent (2011 Award Winner), Jerry McHoul

UCD Soil Science Award Winner 2011

UCD Soil Science Award 2011: Kieran Murphy, FAI President, presenting the 2011 Fertilizer Association Award for Soil Science in UCD to winner Lorraine O’Hara.

Crop Nutrition Course Award 2010

Kieran Murphy, FAI President , presented John Mulhare and John Anthony with soil samplers sponsored by K & S Kali Ltd who awarded Top Student Prizes in the Crops Nutrition Management Course delivered by Teagasc in 2010. In picture – Mark

Fertilizer Association Special Merit Award 2010

Dr. Willie Murphy, formerly of Teagasc, Johnstown Castle, receiving the Fertilizer Association of Ireland Special Merit Award from Kieran Murphy, President, at the Fertilizer Association Annual Dinner at the Heritage Hotel, Killenard, on 26 November 2010. Special Merit Award 2010

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