annah McNelis with farmer David Alexander
March 31, 2020

Plan now to maximise grass growth

Hannah McNelis, CAFRE Beef & Sheep Adviser After an extremely wet winter, grass growth on farms across the country has been slow to get going. With calving and lambing in […]

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March 31, 2020

Business Development Groups – Farm Updates

During these unprecedented times, CAFRE will make all necessary adjustments to ensure the continuation of communication to Business Development Groups. Discussions and advice will be available online on the CAFRE […]

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March 27, 2020

Lamb quadruplets at Glenwherry Hill Farm

Sometimes we need a little reminder of the good things in this world that surround us everyday, like bringing new life into the world. Emma Ross, is pictured with quadruplets […]

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March 26, 2020

Library contacts during COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, all campus libraries are now closed until further notice. Current staff and students can access e-resources including e-books , e-journals and databases through the Library Moodle page […]

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March 2, 2020

BDG Cereal Groups get Update on Crop Nutrition

Members of CAFRE’s Cereal Business Development groups recently attended a meeting held at Greenfields fertiliser. At the meeting Roger Sylvester-Bradley from ADAS discussed crop nutrition and the ongoing work ADAS […]

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February 26, 2020

2000 Farm Family Members trained in First Aid

Over 2000 farm family members have completed Farm Families First Aid Awareness training. This training is delivered over an evening to farm family members at local venues across Northern Ireland […]

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February 24, 2020

A Farmers Best Friend – The Spade

Mary Ann Alexander, CAFRE, Agri Environment Adviser, Magherafelt Our soils are the foundation of everything we do on farm. Soils grow our grass and crops that in turn feed livestock […]

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February 21, 2020

Equine Management Conference 2020

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) is running an Equine Management Conference on the 25th March 2020 at Enniskillen Campus. The conference will deliver up to date, […]

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February 17, 2020

Learning Theory with Dr.Helen Spence

By Daria Fidgeon, BSc (Hons) Second Year Student On Friday 28th February, Clinical Equine Behaviourist Dr Helen Spence will deliver an informative and interactive day at CAFRE Enniskillen Campus regarding […]

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February 4, 2020

Apprenticeship Success at CAFRE

It’s National Apprenticeship Week 2020 and a great opportunity to discover the benefits apprenticeships can bring to businesses and individuals. At CAFRE Loughry Campus Level 2 Food and Drink Apprenticeships […]

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February 4, 2020

Certificate in the Principles of Horse Care

The Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horse Care is an accredited course which will run over eight evenings at the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) […]

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