October 17, 2018

Fresh Start for Equine Apprentices @ CAFRE

We are pleased to announce that our first intake on to the New Equine Apprenticeship Programme joined us on Thursday 27th September for registration and induction.  We would like to […]

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October 11, 2018

Pesticide Storage. Are you covered?

Suppliers storing pesticides for sale or supply must hold a BASIS Certificate of Competence. The ‘Code of practice for suppliers of pesticides to agriculture, horticulture and forestry’ backed up by […]

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October 4, 2018

New bursary for Horticulture students

Out There Services joins the list of busary donors at Greenmount Campus. This new bursary which is for Foundation Degree Horticulture students will provide £1000 along with a work placement […]

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September 27, 2018

Loughry Students USA Bound!

Back row, from left:  Claire McConkey, Larne and Erin Shields, Newry Front row: Hannah Whittle, Dungannon Each year CAFRE students are given the opportunity to compete for a place to […]

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September 26, 2018

Invest in your Future with CAFRE

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) invites you to its October Open Days to find out about the excellent courses and careers available in the agri-food and […]

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September 18, 2018

Healthier Summer Treats Ahead

As summer draws to a close, Northern Ireland’s ice cream manufacturers are beginning to develop healthier versions of their closely guarded recipes. CAFRE Loughry campus and the Food Standards Agency’s […]

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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 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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July 23, 2018

Business Development Groups Chat Issue 03

Welcome to the third edition of BDG chat; our online publication to help Business Development Group (BDG) members keep in touch. This edition provides an update on what has been achieved […]

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