CAFRE Bursaries
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Horse in Show Ring
March 27, 2017

Preparing Horses for Ridden Show Classes

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise, (CAFRE) along with The Irish Draught Horse Society Ltd of Northern Ireland are holding a training evening on ridden showing classes for […]

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Students and foal
March 24, 2017

CAFRE Equine students on foaling duty

Equine students at CAFRE Enniskillen Campus began their foaling rota duties last week and already they have welcomed three foals. The first foal was a beautiful Luidam filly which was […]

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March 23, 2017

CAFRE students visit Horse Sport Ireland and Troytown

Recently, Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management students went on an educational visit to Kildare to supplement their “Care of the Competition Horse” and “Equine Rehabilitation and Therapy” modules […]

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CAFRE April Open Day 2017 (L)
March 22, 2017

Spring into action at CAFRE

Are you considering courses to study after your GCSE or A-level examinations? Are you interested in continuing your education on a specialised course that will prepare you for a career […]

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Loughry’s Bursary award winners
March 22, 2017

Industry Bursaries for Loughry Food Students

At the recent Food Bursary Awards ceremony at Loughry Campus, seventeen food students from Loughry’s higher education degree courses were presented with the industry bursaries they have secured this academic […]

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Students at agri-food careers fair at Loughry Campus
March 22, 2017

A ‘tasty career’ awaits you at Loughry Campus

The recent agri-food careers fair at Loughry Campus highlighted the variety of jobs available in today’s fast moving food industry. Our biggest manufacturing sector was well represented with exhibitors from […]

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Peter Martin (Banbridge), James Bates (Magherafelt) and James Kennedy (Ballywalter) take the chance to view Brian Weatherup’s Red and White Holstein cow which was shown last year in France at Europe’s premier dairy event
March 20, 2017

Students wander through pastures new in Scotland

Level 3 Apprenticeship / Work Based Diploma students from CAFRE have recently returned from a very successful study tour to Scotland where they were able to experience a range of […]

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Celebrity garden designer Diamuid Gavin congratulates Emma Ervine on being a runner up in the Kilsaran Garden design competition .
March 16, 2017

Top Design

Foundation Degree student Emma Ervine was delighted to be a runner up in the 2017 Kilsaran garden design competition. She had to design a garden for the Peter McVerry Trust […]

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AFBI Science Conference announced
March 10, 2017

Major AFBI Science Conference announced

The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute has organised a major conference entitled: AFBI Science – Shaping Livestock Farming for 2030 which will take place on Tuesday 28th March 2017 at the […]

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CAFRE equine performance and Training conference
March 8, 2017

Great turnout at CAFRE Equine Conference

  The CAFRE Equine Performance and Training conference took place on Wednesday 1st March at Greenmount Campus , Antrim. The conference was attended by over 100 industry professionals including riders, […]

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2017 NIFDA Awards Judging Panel
March 8, 2017

Loughry hosts the 2017 NIFDA Awards judging process

The bi-annual Northern Ireland Food and Drinks Association (NIFDA) Awards Ceremony is an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the world class products produced by our local industry. There are a […]

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Royal School Students attend “Biodiversity Workshop” Event at Greenmount Campus CAFRE
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CAFRE Equestrian students visit Laurelview Equestrian Centre
February 23, 2017

Equine Students visit Laurelview Equestrian Centre

Students from the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), who are currently studying the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management, recently visited Laurelview Equestrian Centre, Co. Antrim […]

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Courtney Hodgson winner of the BFA Newcommer Competition
February 21, 2017

Meet CAFRE’s latest budding designer

Full time Level 2 Diploma in Floristry student, Courtney Hodgson, from Bangor, has won the British Florist Association Newcomer Competition for the Ireland region. This brand new competition has been […]

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February 21, 2017

CAFRE Equine Graduate Internship success.

Amy McGarvey graduated from CAFRE Enniskillen Campus with a BSc (Hons) in Equine Management in 2016. During her final year Amy was successful in gaining a graduate internship with Horse […]

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Robert McCullough, Head of Agribusiness with Danske Bank addresses students on farm finance at Enniskillen Campus
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GCSE Agriculture and Land Use teachers from schools across Northern Ireland at a one day support event at Greenmount Campus
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Growers NI - Trolley and Plant Fair
February 14, 2017

Growers NI- Trolley and Plant Fair

CAFRE will host the Growers NI- Trolley and Plant Fair on Tuesday 28th February 2017 with keynote speaker Neville Stein presenting a talk on “The future of plant retailing – […]

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