Support for Beef Farmers
The CAFRE Beef Team support farmers to develop their business through group based activities, detailed one to one business planning, up-to-date technical support and financial and physical benchmarking services. Your local adviser based in selected DAERA Direct Offices, supported by technologists based at Greenmount Campus can help you to take your business forward.
Beef Technical Support
Technologists based at Greenmount Campus, translate the latest research findings through a range of projects to make a positive impact on your farm business.
BETTER Farm Beef Challenge NI
BETTER Farm Beef Challenge NI is a collaborative venture between the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), The Irish Farmers’ Journal and ABP Food Group.
ABP Angus Youth Challenge
School teams are competing in the final stage of the ABP Angus Youth Challenge. Click here to meet their Beef Advisers.
Beef Webinar Series 2021: Building resilience in beef farming sector
CAFRE, AFBI, LMC, NIMEA, NBA and UFU have joined forces to deliver a series of beef webinars with a focus on sustainable beef farming for the future. If you missed the webinars, you can catch up here.
Farm Innovation Visits
Farm Innovation Visits (FIVs), provide farmers with the opportunity to visit farm businesses in other parts of the UK or Europe to learn about new innovations.
Technology Demonstration Farms
Technology Demonstration Farms (TDFs) are part of the new Innovation Technology Evaluation Demonstration Scheme (ITEDS).
CAFRE has two beef TDFs themes
Business Development Groups
Business Development Groups (BDGs) meet regularly with BDG training events held on members’ farms. The scheme uses a group approach to improve the technical efficiency of farm businesses.
Beef Technical Resources
Technical resources relating to beef cattle production systems in Northern Ireland are available.
Your local adviser based in selected DAERA Direct Offices, supported by technologists based at Greenmount Campus can help you to take your business forward.
COVID-19 support for producers, growers and processors
COVID-19 related support is available.