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The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) offers full-time and part-time courses to educate new entrants and support staff working within the agri-food and rural sectors to improve business efficiency.

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Choose CAFRE to develop your practical experience using our extensive facilities

of our graduates

Gain employment or progress onto further education within six months of completing their course.


You are treated as an individual at CAFRE; we’ve approximately 1,700 students at our three campuses.


Our industry partners donate over 60 bursaries to help fund the cost of your education.

Business Support

CAFRE is an integral part of the Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs. The college supports the agri-food sector through industry training, knowledge and technology transfer, benchmarking and business development planning.
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Upcoming Events

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09 Aug
Cut Flower Filler Crops – Growers Walk and Discussion

Location Horticulture Centre, CAFRE Greenmount Campus

Tuesday 9th August 2022, 8:00-7:00pmHorticulture Centre, CAFRE Greenmount Campus, 45 Tirgracy Road, Antrim, BT41 4PS CAFRE are hosting an event…

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CAFRE Hill Farm Environmental Projects Farm Tour

Location CAFRE Hill Farm, Glenhead Rd, Glenwherry

Multiple outcomes for upland land management are being sought at CAFRE Hill Farm. In addition to food production efficiency from…

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24 Aug
EFS Farm Walk at Enniskillen Campus

Location Enniskillen Campus, CAFRE

CAFRE Enniskillen Campus will host a farm walk focussing on the creation and management of options available under the Environmental…


Our three campuses are located on the outskirts of the towns of Antrim, Cookstown and Enniskillen. The spacious rural estates offer the perfect settings for students to explore.
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