Farmers in Kerry are being urged to take part in a health study being run by the Institute of Technology Tralee.
The Masters by research being completed by qualified nurse Chrystal O’Brien will focus on how farmer’s attitudes, beliefs and habits affect their health.
The project, which is supported by the IFA, is part of the scholarship programme at IT Tralee.
Farmers will be asked to complete anonymous questionnaires at marts in Milltown, Castleisland and Listowel this month.
One of the supervisors of the programme from IT Tralee is Sinead Flaherty-Kennelly: