August 30, 2018

Level II Day Release Courses

“A qualification gained whilst working on the farm.” The ApprenticeshipNI (Level II) Work-based Diploma in Agriculture offered by the College of Agriculture, Food & Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) provides students with […]

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CAFRE adviser Trevor Alcorn discussing the alleviation of compaction.
August 23, 2018

Valuable soils need protection

Healthy soils are the engine driving crop and forage production on your farm. Recent wet summers, mild winters and modern farming techniques are having a detrimental effect on our soils. […]

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August 2018 Careers Advice Events
August 15, 2018

Careers Advice Events at CAFRE

Getting Exam results can be a very stressful time. Perhaps you did better than you thought or perhaps it didn’t just go to plan. Whatever happens the College of Agriculture […]

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18-08-06-001C Only way to graze sheep
August 6, 2018

Paddocks – “the only way to graze sheep”

Enda McLernon, along with his father Peter run a flock of approximately 200 ewes outside Randalstown on the shores of Lough Neagh.  The farm also supports a broiler breeder poultry […]

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