Mike is a graduate in Agricultural Science from University College. He joined the animal health and feed additive division of TP Whelehan in 1990 and gained extensive experience in sales and technical service in the feed and veterinary medicines markets. He left TPW in 1997 to move to Australia. After graduating with an MBA from RMIT University, Mike joined Alltech Australia based in Melbourne. In the next 8 years he held a variety of roles including Asia Ruminant Manager and National Sales Manager before leaving to move back to Ireland. As Trident Ireland was being set up in late 2007, Mike was recruited to set up and manage the business.
Last week brought a turnaround in some grain markets in spite of the continuing theme of increasing stocks and weak demand. The supply picture continues to grow with Russia declaring that its grain harvest is 14% bigger than last year and big figures continue to emerge from other major grain exporting countries.................Mike Shields Read more news...