March 20, 2019

Danske award Business Bursary to Equine Student

Danske Bank Presents Business Bursary to Equine Student Josephine Bryan, Brannockstown, TRIM, Co. Meath, receiving the Danske Bank bursary of £1,000 from Mr Matthew Johnston, Danske Bank Josephine (JoJo)  Bryan, […]

March 19, 2019

Young landscaper soon to be on plane to Russia

CAFRE graduate, Shea McFerran, from Larne, has just been selected to represent the UK as part of Team UK in the Landscape Gardening competition at the Worldskills ‘Skills Olympics’ to […]

May 25, 2018

Friends for Life at CAFRE

By Katie Thompson and Tegan McCormack, Level 3 Equine Management students “When we started the Level 3 in Equine Management programme in September 2016 at CAFRE, neither of us knew […]

April 10, 2018

Butter is back on the menu!

Loughry’s National Diploma food students have been fine-tuning their dairy technology skills by learning how to manufacture butter. The butter made was traditional Irish creamery butter. That means it is […]

March 26, 2018

NIIAS Assists with Student Interview Technique

Frances Lively (AFBI) and Daryl McLaughlin (LMC) placed Ellen Marks, Newry, in first place and James Scroggie, Armagh, in second place out of eight applicants being interviewed for the post […]

LEAF Marque Accreditation
February 23, 2018

CAFRE celebrates 10 year LEAF Marque Accreditation

LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming) is a farm assurance system showing that food has been grown sustainably with care for the environment. LEAF Marque certification covers the whole farm business […]

Business Planning Seminars
November 27, 2017

Business Planning Seminars Ready to Roll

Farm Family Key Skills (FFKS) is an initiative being managed by CAFRE and is a key element of the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020. The Business Planning theme of Farm Family […]

Arable Conference 2018
November 16, 2017

2018 Arable Conference

The organising committee of this year’s CAFRE, UAS, UFU Arable Conference met earlier this month.  The Conference date has been set for Thursday 11th January 2018 and again it will be […]

Robotics Automation in Food Processing seminar October 2017
October 27, 2017

Time for Robotics in the Food Industry

“Northern Ireland Food and Drinks companies are encouraged to consider investment in robotics an automation and to avail of the help and assistance available to them.” This was the message relayed […]

Beef Cattle
October 19, 2017

BETTER Farm Beef Challenge NI

The BETTER Farm Beef Challenge NI is a joint venture between the Irish Farmers Journal (IFJ), Anglo Beef Processors (ABP) and College of Agriculture Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE). The […]

Food Students Balmoral Show 2017
CAFRE April Open Day 2017 (L)
March 22, 2017

Spring into action at CAFRE

Are you considering courses to study after your GCSE or A-level examinations? Are you interested in continuing your education on a specialised course that will prepare you for a career […]

February 21, 2017

CAFRE Equine Graduate Internship success.

Amy McGarvey graduated from CAFRE Enniskillen Campus with a BSc (Hons) in Equine Management in 2016. During her final year Amy was successful in gaining a graduate internship with Horse […]

Enterprise Management Students
December 5, 2016

Getting Acquainted with the Arable Sector

The majority of students completing higher education courses in agriculture at CAFRE’s Greenmount Campus are from a predominantly livestock background and all are given the opportunity to broaden their experience […]

Dillon Taylor, Alex Orr and Abigail Cuddy on work placement in Dunbia