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 2018 Careers Advice Events
August 15, 2018

Careers Advice Events at CAFRE

Getting Exam results can be a very stressful time. Perhaps you did better than you thought or perhaps it didn’t just go to plan. Whatever happens the College of Agriculture […]

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18-08-06-001C Only way to graze sheep
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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July 3, 2018

What is a healthy soil?

A healthy soil is vital to ensure both high grass and crop yields and environmental protection through carbon sequestration. Soil health can be defined as a soil’s ability to function […]

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June 26, 2018

Young Horse Handling at CAFRE

By Katie Thompson, Level 3 Year 2 Equine Management student, CAFRE Enniskillen Campus The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management at CAFRE is a two year course which includes […]

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BAFRE Open Evening 2018
June 20, 2018

MSU for MSc: Postgraduate opportunities at CAFRE

Have you ever thought about furthering your education, changing careers, or feel that you need to build your confidence to be ready to grasp those opportunities that come your way? […]

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June 11, 2018

Golden Jubilee Celebrations at CAFRE Enniskillen Campus

The College of Agriculture Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), Enniskillen Campus is  celebrating its 50th anniversary at Levaghy Enniskillen. The first students began studying a practical agriculture course in autumn […]

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