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 […]

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October 16, 2017

CAFRE Classes Cancelled

Weather Warning and CAFRE activities – Monday 16th October 2017 All classes (theory, practical and routine) at each CAFRE Campus have been suspended from 11.00am. Non-residential students should make their […]

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October 12, 2017

Greenmount Association annual autumn farm walk

On Wednesday 25th of October, the Greenmount Association will hold their annual autumn farm walk at Fleming Agri-Products, Newbuildings, Northern Ireland. The company is one of the leading manufacturers of […]

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September 28, 2017

Last Call for FACTS Course 2017

CAFRE are currently organising a Fertiliser Advisers Certification and Training Scheme (FACTS) course for delivery in November 2017. Who is the Course for? The course is for everyone advising on […]

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September 27, 2017

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 11, 2017

Training for the future at CAFRE

CAFRE provide a number of LANTRA courses to support farmers and growers in order to develop their skills in operating a wide range of vehicles and attachments. New to this […]

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ND student on Industrial work placement
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BAFRE students at MSU
August 18, 2017

Star-spangled MSc for CAFRE students

Michigan State University has been home to two College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) students, Rachel Kelly and Áine Ní Cheanainn, this summer as they work towards completing […]

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Chloe pictured with her favourite horse on the yard at Cavan Equestrian Centre.
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Careers Advice Events
August 16, 2017

Careers advice events at CAFRE

Are you interested in a career in the agri-food and land-based sector which is an expanding global industry? If yes, then you should consider studying at the College of Agriculture […]

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Laurel Cahoon, Bangor, Co.Down receives the Irish Farmers Journal Bursary from Leo Powell representing the sponsors
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Mid-Ulster Honours Degree graduates Rachel McKinney (Tobermore), Lisa Montgomery (Dungannon), Emma Weir (Magherafelt) and Claire Marshall (Moneymore) proved ‘you don’t have to travel far to go far,’ as they set off their careers having graduated from Loughry Campus.
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Horticulture Schools Visit
August 8, 2017

CAFRE growing careers in Horticulture

If you have a passion for the outdoors and are interested in plants and the environment, then there are many job opportunities available for you in horticulture. The horticulture industry […]

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Sheep Dip Course
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Kevin Henry from CAFRE (left) and Eoin Donnelly, Specialist Agri-Advisor at First Trust Bank (right) are pictured presenting young farmer Joe Milligan with a cheque for €1,000. Joe has been named runner-up in the AIB / Teagasc All-Ireland ‘Best Farm Business Plan’ competition and is the first farmer from Northern Ireland to win a top award in the final.
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