November 17, 2017

Level 2 Apprenticeship in the Equine Industry

CAFRE is currently recruiting for the new Level 2 Apprenticeship in the Equine Industry which will begin in mid December 2017. This is a work based training course that enables […]

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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 […]

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November 13, 2017

Planning for the Winter

The prolonged wet weather has resulted in a potential shortage of fodder or poor quality silage for some farms. CAFRE have organised a series of farmer meetings in the west […]

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Medallion Of Excellence
November 1, 2017

It’s official – Adam is a man of excellence

CAFRE horticulture graduate, Adam Ferguson was awarded a Medallion of Excellence at the Worldskills Finals in Abu Dhabi. Ballymena-man Adam had beaten off thousands of fellow students and apprentices to […]

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Karen Massey - Level 3 Floristry
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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 […]

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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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