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Crops

Agriculture

Support for Arable Farmers

The CAFRE Crops 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.


Arable crops

Combinable Crops Technical Support

Our Technologist based at Greenmount Campus, translates the latest research findings through a range of projects to make a positive impact on your farm business.


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Potato Technical Support

Our Technologist based at Greenmount Campus, translates the latest research findings through a range of projects to make a positive impact on your farm business.


Growing home-grown proteins and their use in dairy cow diets event
Growing home-grown proteins and their use in dairy cow diets webinar

CAFRE, AFBI, AgriSearch and DAERA held a webinar to discuss the growing of protein crops in Northern Ireland and the potential for their use in dairy cow diets.

If you missed the webinars, you can catch up here.


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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.


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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.


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Crops Technical Resources

Technical resources relating to combineable crop and potato production systems in Northern Ireland are available.


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CAFRE Contacts

Your local adviser based in selected DAERA Direct Offices, supported by technologists based at Greenmount Campus can help you to take your business forward.