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May 24, 2017

Building a Reputation for Excellence in Horticulture

Congratulations to CAFRE’s Colin McKnight on receiving the NICS Professional of the Year Award for his work with the Worldskills Organisation in raising standards of training in the UK Landscape […]

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Shannon Ormandy at the National Gallery
May 22, 2017

Flowers Bring Art to Life

The National Gallery and The Flower Council have won the 2017 UXB London Award for Best Use of Digital Channels. This is one of the Emcees Awards that aim to […]

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May 22, 2017

Irish Equine Centre and CAFRE Seminar

The Irish Equine Centre and CAFRE are hosting an Equine Nutrition and Environment seminar on Wednesday 14th June in the Seagoe Hotel, Portadown. The seminar will include presentations from Professor […]

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Food Students Balmoral Show 2017
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May 12, 2017

Promoting Horticulture at Balmoral Show

Horticulture Foundation Degree students have been busy helping to promote the Healthy Horticulture Zone at Balmoral Show. They grew a fantastic range of ornamental and edible plants for the entrance […]

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Adam Ferguson & Will Burberry Euroskills
May 11, 2017

Adam goes from Euro Gold to World Final

Greenmount Horticulture graduate, Adam Ferguson, has secured one of only two places on the UK Team that will compete in the final of the WorldSkills Landscape Gardening Competition in Abu […]

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Ballyclare Secondary School Biodiversity Workshop
May 9, 2017

School Biodiversity Workshop Event at Greenmount Campus

Ballyclare Secondary School Pupils Enjoy ‘Biodiversity Workshop’ Event at Greenmount Campus CAFRE CAFRE recently hosted Year 13 A Level Biology pupils and teachers from Ballyclare Secondary School at a one […]

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Councillor Mary Garrity, Chair of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council presenting the Jockey Hall Stud Bursary to Sophie Galloway at the recent CAFRE Enniskillen Careers Event.
April 28, 2017

Jockey Hall Stud Bursary Presentation

Sophie Galloway, a second year Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management student at CAFRE Enniskillen Campus has been awarded the Jockey Hall Stud Bursary of £1,000. The bursary, which […]

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Members of the winning team pictured with CAFRE and Linden Foods staff. From left: Dr Kate Semple (CAFRE), Anna Truesdale (Newcastle, Co. Down), Brendan, White (Castlewellan, Co. Down), Claire Windrum (Carryduff, Co. Down), and Keith Williamson (Linden Foods). Team member Thomas Wells (Moira, Co. Armagh) is absent from the photograph.
April 25, 2017

Agriculture students show their food enterprise skills

Agricultural Technology students impressed industry judges with mouth watering food products at their recent Supply Chain presentations. Products ranged from Wagyu beef burgers to a ‘clean eating’ style wrap (with […]

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Greenmount Open Day
April 14, 2017

Hundreds attend CAFRE Spring Open Days

Enniskillen, Loughry and Greenmount Campuses of the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) recently hosted a number of very successful Spring Open Days in April with almost 1,000 […]

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Beef Student of the Year winner, Orla Kelly receives her reward from Beef Shorthorn Society’s, Geoff Riby (left) and Stuart Ashworth, Quality Meat Scotland (right)
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"Students Rachel McIlveen and Jack Graham prepare for the Loughry Spring Open with Lecturer Liz Simpson"
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CAFRE Bursaries
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Horse in Show Ring
March 27, 2017

Preparing Horses for Ridden Show Classes

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise, (CAFRE) along with The Irish Draught Horse Society Ltd of Northern Ireland are holding a training evening on ridden showing classes for […]

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Students and foal
March 24, 2017

CAFRE Equine students on foaling duty

Equine students at CAFRE Enniskillen Campus began their foaling rota duties last week and already they have welcomed three foals. The first foal was a beautiful Luidam filly which was […]

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March 23, 2017

CAFRE students visit Horse Sport Ireland and Troytown

Recently, Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management students went on an educational visit to Kildare to supplement their “Care of the Competition Horse” and “Equine Rehabilitation and Therapy” modules […]

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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 […]

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Loughry’s Bursary award winners
March 22, 2017

Industry Bursaries for Loughry Food Students

At the recent Food Bursary Awards ceremony at Loughry Campus, seventeen food students from Loughry’s higher education degree courses were presented with the industry bursaries they have secured this academic […]

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