Industry Bursaries for Loughry Food Degree Students. Martin McKendry, CAFRE Director with final year BSc and FdSc Food Degree students Laura Megarity (Armagh), Rian Grant (Newry), Hannah Lennox (Cookstown) and Joe Maynes (Cookstown) at the Bursary Launch event at Loughry Campus, Cookstown

Industry bursaries for NI Loughry Food Degree 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...
Laura Henderson of Out There Sevices with Foundation Degree Horticulture students at the launch of the new Out There services bursary. Looking on is Paul Mooney Head of Horticulture branch at CAFRE

New bursary for horticulture students – CAFRE

Out There Services joins the list of bursary donors at Greenmount Campus. This new bursary which is for Foundation Degree Horticulture students will provide...
CAFRE students all set for Autumn Open Day

Invest in your future with CAFRE

CAFRE Open Days are timed to coincide with students completing university applications through UCAS and also with the opening of its own Further Education...
CAFRE adviser Trevor Alcorn discussing the alleviation of compaction.

Valuable soils need protection – CAFRE

Healthy soils are the engine driving crop and forage production on your farm. Recent wet summers, mild winters and modern farming techniques are having...
Greenmount Gardens

Walled Garden and Woodland Trails Open Weekends – CAFRE

Don’t miss the opportunity to see one of County Antrim’s most beautiful gardens at its best! Enjoy the glorious gardens at Greenmount Campus, visit...
Manual potting

‘Grow Careers’ at CAFRE

Over the past three years, the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) has been running its ‘Grow Careers’ event to open up...
Helen Keane, CAFRE Masters student who received a bursary to study at Michigan State University during this summer, being congratulated by the Postgraduate Programme Manager, Dr Finbarr Daly.

MSU for MSc: Postgraduate opportunities at CAFRE

Have you ever thought about furthering your education, changing careers, or feel that you need to build your confidence to be ready to grasp...
Reduced-Integrated-Pest-Management

Integrated pest management of aphids in potato crops – CAFRE

One critical factor in the production of high-quality seed potatoes is the prevention of the spread of the virus in the crop. Controlling aphids,...
Chelsea Florists 2018

Good luck to CAFRE floristry students at RHS Chelsea

Three CAFRE floristry students are heading to London to compete in this year’s RHS Chelsea Florist & Young Florist of the Year Competition. Ann Kirkwood from...

Greenmount Course – The facts about pesticide storage – CAFRE

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...



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