November 5, 2018

Meet the Speakers for the Beef Conference

The ‘Healthy Cattle, Health Profits’ Beef Conference will take place on Wednesday 21 November at Greenmount Campus CAFRE. This all day conference jointly organised by CAFRE, Ulster Farmers’ Union, LMC, […]

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October 31, 2018

FACTS Qualified Advisers (FQA) Annual Assessment

The way in which FACTS qualified advisers receive Continuous Professional Development (CPD) has now changed! Previously under the FACTS scheme all qualified advisers were expected to pass the Nutrient Management […]

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UFU Beef Conference
October 25, 2018

Beef Conference – Healthy Cattle, Healthy Profits

CAFRE is looking forward to welcoming delegates to the ‘Healthy Cattle, Healthy Profits’ conference, which is jointly organised by The Ulster Farmers’ Union, CAFRE, LMC, AFBI and NBA. The conference will take […]

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October 17, 2018

Fresh Start for Equine Apprentices @ CAFRE

We are pleased to announce that our first intake on to the New Equine Apprenticeship Programme joined us on Thursday 27th September for registration and induction.  We would like to […]

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October 11, 2018

Pesticide Storage. Are you covered?

Suppliers storing pesticides for sale or supply must hold a BASIS Certificate of Competence. The ‘Code of practice for suppliers of pesticides to agriculture, horticulture and forestry’ backed up by […]

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October 4, 2018

New bursary for Horticulture students

Out There Services joins the list of busary donors at Greenmount Campus. This new bursary which is for Foundation Degree Horticulture students will provide £1000 along with a work placement […]

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September 27, 2018

Loughry Students USA Bound!

Back row, from left:  Claire McConkey, Larne and Erin Shields, Newry Front row: Hannah Whittle, Dungannon Each year CAFRE students are given the opportunity to compete for a place to […]

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September 26, 2018

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 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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