Scotts Bakery Apprentices at Loughry Awards Ceremony
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LEAF Marque Accreditation
February 23, 2018

CAFRE celebrates 10 year LEAF Marque Accreditation

LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming) is a farm assurance system showing that food has been grown sustainably with care for the environment. LEAF Marque certification covers the whole farm business […]

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February 19, 2018

Last chance to attend Business Planning Seminars

A number of Business Planning seminars focusing on areas impacting on farm businesses have been organised and delivered by CAFRE in partnership with Rural Support throughout Northern Ireland over the […]

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Natalie Straney
February 19, 2018

British Florist Association local heat at CAFRE

This year the British Florist Association (BFA) will be holding their local heat at CAFRE’s Greenmount Campus on Wednesday the 21st February 2018. This is your chance to enter one of […]

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Chocolate - the food of love
February 13, 2018

Chocolate – the food of love!

As part of their practically based course, National Diploma students at Loughry have been manufacturing some Valentine’s treats. Through research they have discovered some of the beneficial properties of chocolate. […]

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February 6, 2018

Triple triumph sealed for Claire Beckett

The British Education Awards (BEA) have been established to promote excellence in British education, recognising the value and importance of education and learning as the foundation to a good quality […]

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Pesticide Store
February 1, 2018

The facts about pesticide storage

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 the […]

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Enniskillen Careers and Bursary event 2018
January 29, 2018

CAFRE Enniskillen Campus hosts inspiring Careers Day

Equine students welcomed over 60 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 manufacturers, […]

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January 26, 2018

1,000 Farmers at Dairy Open Days

Almost 1000 farmers attended the recent Dairy Open days at Greenmount Campus. We hope you found it beneficial and it provided you with some helpful food for thought as you […]

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Young Horticulturist of the Year Poster 2018
January 19, 2018

Young Horticulturist of the Year 2018

The Northern Ireland heat of the Young Horticulturist of the Year 2018 will be held on Tuesday 6th February at 11.30am in the Horticulture Training Centre, Greenmount Campus, Antrim. For […]

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January 19, 2018

CAFRE Dairy Open Days

Land is the most limiting and expensive resource on dairy farms. But in many cases, soils are not optimal for lime status and nutrient status particularly phosphorus potash and sulphur. […]

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January 4, 2018

CAFRE Dairy Open Days

The 200 cow CAFRE Dairy Herd is used in the education and training of full and part-time students in practical dairy herd husbandry and management skills. The key areas include […]

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December 19, 2017

Bursaries awarded to winning students

Christmas came early for twenty-two successful agriculture and horticulture students with the CAFRE Bursary programme at Greenmount Campus. A total of £22,000 was distributed in the Awards Presentation on Friday […]

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December 11, 2017

Start the New Year with CAFRE Equine courses

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) provides a range of education, training and technology transfer programmes for the equine industry. For anyone interested in developing their equine knowledge there are […]

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