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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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Why CAFRE?

Choose CAFRE to develop your practical experience using our extensive facilities

95%
of our graduates

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

1,700
students

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

60+
bursaries

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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26 Jan
Dairy Fertiliser Planning webinar

Location Online - Zoom

Wednesday 26th January, 8:00pm AgriSearch has commissioned a report to assess the impact of price increases on the economics of…

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31 Jan
Beef and Sheep Fertiliser Planning webinar

Location Online - Zoom

Monday 31st January, 8:00pm AgriSearch has commissioned a report to assess the impact of price increases on the economics of…

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01 Feb
Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS): Managing a Traditional Orchard

Location Online - Webex

Tuesday 1st February, 7.00pm The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) are hosting an online information session on…

Student
Life

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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