February 6, 2017

Equine Performance and Training Conference

CAFRE will hold an equine technical conference on Wednesday 1st March at Greenmount Campus, Antrim. The theme of the conference is Equine Performance and Training. The conference will include presentations […]

February 1, 2017

CAFRE to run lamb survival and ewe management courses

Jason Barley MRCVS or Catherine Forsythe MRCVS from AFBI and Eileen McCloskey Sheep Technologist CAFRE will address the veterinary care, housing and nutrition of ewes before and after lambing. They […]

Guests at the recent Enniskillen Careers Day
January 31, 2017

CAFRE Enniskillen Campus hosts inspiring Careers Day

Equine students welcomed over seventy industry representatives from a wide range of equine businesses to their annual Careers and Bursary Presentations Event at Enniskillen Campus. Businesses included equine organisations, feed […]

January 24, 2017

CAFRE Students Involved in Establishing New Hedge

CAFRE final year Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture students were recently involved in hedge planting on the College’s Hill Farm Centre (HFC) at Glenwherry, Co Antrim. This “learning by […]

Members of the Greenmount Association Committee making final arrangements for their annual charity event: - L-R, Paddy Solan, PRO, William Chesney, President, and James King, Vice President.
Back Row: Maureen Currie (Danske Bank), Mark Blelock (Ulster Grassland Society), Darren McCann, (student), Victor Chestnutt (UFU), Glenn Patterson (Dunbia), Eamon Matthews (AI Services).
January 3, 2017

Bursaries Awarded to Winning Students

The CAFRE Bursary programme brought Christmas bonuses for twenty-one successful agriculture and horticulture students at CAFRE’s Greenmount Campus. A total of £21,500 was distributed in the Awards presentation during the […]

Celebrity Garden Designer Diamuid Gavin after an inspirational lecture to horticulture students at the launch of the 2017 Kilsaran Student Garden Design competition.
Equine student at Enniskillen Campus
December 22, 2016

New part time Equine courses for the New Year

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) has launched a programme of equine short courses for the New Year. The courses are aimed at equine businesses, professional horse […]

Enterprise Management Students
December 5, 2016

Getting Acquainted with the Arable Sector

The majority of students completing higher education courses in agriculture at CAFRE’s Greenmount Campus are from a predominantly livestock background and all are given the opportunity to broaden their experience […]

November 24, 2016

Sustainability award for CAFRE, Food Innovation Centre

The Food Innovation Centre at CAFRE, Loughry Campus has successfully achieved Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Model (BREEAM) Excellence under the BREEAM New Construction 2011: Education category. The centre has incorporated […]

Farmer business development groups
CAFRE students preparing for The Skills Show, NEC, Birmingham
CAFRE/UFU/UAS 2017 Arable Conference Committee
Loughry Bursary Launch 2016
November 4, 2016

Industry Bursaries for Loughry Food Students

The costs of Higher Education are often in the spotlight, but at the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) there is positive news for food students. Loughry Campus […]

Student visit to Greenmount Dairy centre
Farm safety training
Greenmount students get ready for Open Day
September 27, 2016

Discover a course for you at CAFRE

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) invites you to  come along to our upcoming October Open Days to find out about the excellent careers and courses available […]

Equine tack room
September 16, 2016

Equine Business Workshops

A series of workshops for equine businesses in Northern Ireland that will provide information to drive your business forward. The series is suitable for all equine related businesses from riding […]

Diamond Packaging graduates at Loughry Campus
August 30, 2016

Packaging Success at Diamond Corrugated

Will Colvin and Linda Elder are both Employees at Diamond Corrugated who recently attended the Loughry Campus awards day ceremony to receive their Packaging Awards. Both Linda and Will attended […]

Food Hero of the Year Award
August 15, 2016

Prestigious Award for CAFRE Food Technologist

Gary Andrews, Food Technologist at CAFRE has won the ‘Food Hero of the Year Award’ at the Grow Make Eat Drink Awards 2016. Gary was nominated by Paul McClean, Kearney […]