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 […]

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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.
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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 […]

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Celebrity Garden Designer Diamuid Gavin after an inspirational lecture to horticulture students at the launch of the 2017 Kilsaran Student Garden Design competition.
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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 […]

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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 […]

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BREEAM Award for CAFRE
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 […]

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Farmer business development groups
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CAFRE students preparing for The Skills Show, NEC, Birmingham
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CAFRE/UFU/UAS 2017 Arable Conference Committee
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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 […]

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Student visit to Greenmount Dairy centre
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Farm safety training
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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Dillon Taylor, Alex Orr and Abigail Cuddy on work placement in Dunbia
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Chelsea Medal Success
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Food Degree graduates at Loughry
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