- Students Visit Racing Headquarters
A group of students from the BSc2 class who are studying a module entitled ‘The Thoroughbred Industry’ had an early start, in order to visit the headquarters of Irish racing at the Curragh.
- Greenmount CREAM students update Advisory Board
C.R.E.A.M., one of several student-led enterprise management projects, at CAFRE’s Greenmount Campus provides Higher National Diploma Agriculture and Agricultural Technology Degree students with the unique opportunity to manage a high genetic merit Holstein herd. The herd is milked three times a day, with students carrying out the routine tasks including milking, feeding and breeding decisions.
- Strong interest in the land-based industries
The future is bright for those entering the land-based sector – that was very much the message at the recent open evening at Greenmount Campus, CAFRE. Over 500 parents, prospective students and friends heard John Fay, CAFRE Director, welcome them to the Campus
- Welsh Student chooses Greenmount
The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise held a very successful Open Evening at Greenmount Campus on Wednesday 23rd April 2008. Over 270 prospective students attended with parents and friends. Among those who visited the Campus was Nicholas Rogers from Powys in Wales
- Student Success at Necarne Point-to-Point
Enniskillen Campus students turned out in their numbers at Necarne as the Northern Region point to point season was brought to a close for another year. This was an excellent opportunity for the racing students to exhibit skills developed at College during the year in front of a home crowd. As expected, the Campus racing team did not disappoint.
- Greenmount Crops Students "Learn by Doing"
Students on the BSc Agriculture Technology and the HND Agriculture courses can select an option from Dairying, Beef and Sheep or Crop Husbandry within a unique Enterprise Management module. Those choosing the CROPS option get "hands-on" practical and management experience in the day-to-day running of a crop enterprise on the Campus farm. Students taking the CROPS option are closely involved in a number of projects on the Campus farms throughout the year, to learn basic crop husbandry skills and introduce them to new technology that is being used by arable farmers in Northern Ireland and throughout the arable world.