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Meet the CAFRE Beef Advisers who mentor the ABP Angus Youth Challenge finalists

Currently eight school teams are competing in the final stage of the 2021 ABP Angus Youth Challenge. Four school teams are in the Spring 2021 cohort and four teams are in the Autumn 2021 cohort. Each team has been paired with a College of Agriculture, Food & Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) Beef Advisers. The role of the adviser is to mentor their team as they rear five Angus Cross calves from six months through to finish at approximately 18 months. The adviser will also provide technical advice and support to help the team address their project theme.

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View the video clips below to meet each CAFRE adviser and to find out more about the finalist schools and project themes.

CAFRE Adviser Rachel Megarell introduces the Spring 2021 finalists – Dalriada School

CAFRE Lecturer, Phelim Savage introduces the Spring 2021 finalists – St Kevin’s College

CAFRE Lecturer, Noel McNeill introduces the Spring 2021 finalists – Friends School

CAFRE Lecturer, John Fegan introduces the Spring 2021 finalists – Cookstown High School

CAFRE Lecturer, Naomi Jones introduces the Autumn 2021 finalists – Newtownhamilton High School

CAFRE Adviser Dominic Mason introduces the Autumn 2021 finalists – Banbridge Academy

CAFRE Adviser Faith Stewart introduces the Autumn 2021 finalists – Cookstown High School

CAFRE Lecturer, Malachy Morgan introduces the Autumn 2021 finalists – St. Catherine’s College, Armagh

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