March 1, 2019

Hurry, BDG Scheme Closing for Applications

CAFRE has announced that new applications to the Business Development Groups (BDG) scheme must be submitted before 4pm on Tuesday 5 March 2019. Eric Long, Head of the Knowledge Advisory […]

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February 28, 2019

Horticulture careers

Students thoughts were focused on jobs, careers and career progression at the recent horticulture careers forum.   Paul Mooney Head of Horticulture welcomed Katie Price and John Collum from Writtle […]

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February 28, 2019

Production and marketing options for beef

The County Armagh beef finisher Business Development Groups (BDG’s) recently had the opportunity to meet with representatives from the Irish Farmers Journal (IFJ) to discuss the potential marketing options for […]

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February 28, 2019

Benchmarking can help

Kevin O’Donnell, CAFRE Business Technologist and Neil Badger discussing the new annual CAFRE Beef and Sheep Benchmarking Report. Just recently Neil hosted a Benchmarking meeting for his local Business Development […]

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HRH The Princess Royal
February 26, 2019

Princess Royal Visits CAFRE

HRH The Princess Royal visited CAFRE Enniskillen Campus to meet students and staff.  Naoisa Faux, second year BSc Honours in Equine Management student, tells us about her chat with The […]

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Antibiotics Workshop
February 7, 2019

As little as possible, as much as necessary

The principle of ‘As little as possible, as much as necessary’ is a central message of the recently launched workshops on ‘Responsible use of Antibiotics in the Dairy Herd’. The […]

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February 1, 2019

PA1 Safe Use of Pesticides Course

CAFRE offers a range of agricultural short courses with the aim of developing people in the land-based and rural sectors. These courses are suitable for farmers/growers, farm family members, people […]

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January 30, 2019

Calf rearing visit to The Netherlands

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) is offering dairy farmers who rear their own herd replacements, the opportunity to travel to the Netherlands to learn about innovative […]

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January 28, 2019

Pig producers rise to the challenge

Nobody likes change but if we don’t change, we don’t grow!  Pig producers have a great ability to adjust management on their units to adapt to changing demands.  This improved […]

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January 28, 2019

Equine Foot Balancing Course for Farriers

CAFRE Campus Enniskillen will hold an Equine Foot Balancing course for farriers on Wednesday 27th of February 2019. The course will involve a presentation in the morning on farriery for […]

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January 18, 2019

Equine Nutrition – A Guided Tour

CAFRE Enniskillen Campus Level 2 students with representatives from Bluegrass pictured at their mill in Eglish Co. Tyrone At the beginning of October we had the opportunity to visit the […]

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January 17, 2019

Nutrient Management Planning

CAFRE are offering a number of courses on Nutrient Management Planning in locations throughout Northern Ireland. The courses will recap on the key measures of the Nitrates and Phosphorus Regulations and focuses on the […]

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January 16, 2019

Weed Wiper Course Available at CAFRE

Weed Wiper CAFRE offers a range of agricultural short courses with the aim of developing people in the land-based and rural sectors. These courses are suitable for farmers/growers, farm family […]

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