Tom Peters from Oxted, Surrey has joined the Cogent team as a Genetics and Marketing Assistant for 12 months as part of his placement year from college. Tom is studying a HND in Agriculture at Harper Adams University College, Shropshire.
Tom will be working closely with Alison Millar, Marketing Manager and Simon Moseley, Progeny Evaluator assisting with the promotion of the Visions Young Sire testing programme. Tom quotes “this is a fantastic experience and I am extremely grateful to Cogent for giving me this opportunity to be part of the team.”
Tom has been a member of the South Eastern Holstein Breeders club for many years and has a keen eye for quality cattle. Tom has competed at National competitions in stock judging, clipping and showmanship. Tom’s successes include being a member of the winning stock judging team at the rally in Northern Ireland and being 2nd placed individual at the Royal show in 2006.
Tom also runs his own Titan herd; the first two cows to calve under this prefix have scored VG and one just recently won Junior Champion at Kent Show. Tom has also worked overseas, at Quality Farms, Ontario, Canada. Tom enjoyed this great experience, working with great cattle such as Quality B C Frantisco EX96 and many others.
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