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NI farmers have cut carbon intensity of milk by one third – CAFRE webinar

NI farmers have cut carbon intensity of milk by one third – CAFRE webinar

Milk producers in Northern Ireland are already well down the road of responding to the challenge of climate change, according...

November 12, 2021

CAFRE highlights the value of carbon calculators

CAFRE highlights the value of carbon calculators

The College of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (CAFRE) has confirmed that carbon calculators can be used to estimate the...

November 9, 2021

Webinars to help NI farmers protect their information online

Webinars to help NI farmers protect their information online

AI Services (Northern Ireland) Ltd. will be hosting a series of ‘working safe online’ webinars, kicking-off on Tuesday, November 9....

November 6, 2021

New bursary to mark centenary for NI agri students

New bursary to mark centenary for NI agri students

A new bursary to mark Northern Ireland’s Centenary has been launched by Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Minister, Edwin Poots....

November 1, 2021

Applications open for CAFRE Advisory Group industry reps

Applications open for CAFRE Advisory Group industry reps

Applications have opened for four new members of CAFRE’s College Advisory Group (CAG). The group makes recommendations regarding the College...

October 6, 2021

CAFRE alum working in the USA to speak at online event

CAFRE alum working in the USA to speak at online event

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) invites past and current Loughry Food students and staff to join...

September 23, 2021

Fancy becoming one of NI’s new Sheep Technology Demonstration Farms?

Fancy becoming one of NI’s new Sheep Technology Demonstration Farms?

Farmers who would like to see their flock become one of Northern Ireland’s two new Sheep Technology Demonstration Farms have...

September 15, 2021

Year one of protein crop trial heavily subscribed in Northern Ireland

Year one of protein crop trial heavily subscribed in Northern Ireland

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) has confirmed that 80 farmers successfully applied for the first year...

August 30, 2021

Barley harvest underway in Northern Ireland

Barley harvest underway in Northern Ireland

College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (CAFRE) senior agriculture advisor Robin Bolton has confirmed that the first of this...

July 26, 2021

CAFRE to host potato haulm flailing workshop

CAFRE to host potato haulm flailing workshop

A field day run by the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) will help potato growers with alternatives...

July 14, 2021

Changes to CAFRE fees likely to impact families of migrant workers most

Changes to CAFRE fees likely to impact families of migrant workers most

New legislation introduced as a result of Brexit could cut students out of agri-food education in Northern Ireland. The new...

July 12, 2021

NI agri-food to take a leaf from the aerospace industry

NI agri-food to take a leaf from the aerospace industry

Northern Ireland’s agri-food industry is to take a leaf from the aerospace industry’s book, in harnessing robots within production lines....

July 1, 2021

New appointments announced for CAFRE advisory group

New appointments announced for CAFRE advisory group

A new chairperson and member have been appointed to the College Advisory Group, which oversees the College of Agri-Food and...

June 30, 2021

Building resilience into a beef enterprise in Co. Fermanagh

Building resilience into a beef enterprise in Co. Fermanagh

Recent years have seen Fermanagh suckler beef producer John Egerton improve the efficiency and resilience of his beef enterprise. He...

June 22, 2021

Take full advantage of buoyant lamb prices – CAFRE

Take full advantage of buoyant lamb prices – CAFRE

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) is advising farmers to take full advantage of the buoyant lamb...

June 3, 2021

Two new Beef Technology Demonstration Farms unveiled for NI

Two new Beef Technology Demonstration Farms unveiled for NI

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Entreprise (CAFRE) has unveiled Northern Ireland’s two newest Beef Technology Demonstration Farms. John...

May 31, 2021

Nine new CAFRE Dairy Technology Demonstration Farms appointed

Nine new CAFRE Dairy Technology Demonstration Farms appointed

Nine commercial Northern Ireland dairy farms have been selected to showcase how technology could solve common farm problems and boost...

May 18, 2021

£10 million allocated for new NI beef research centre

£10 million allocated for new NI beef research centre

£10 million of funding has been secured for a new beef research centre for the Agri-Food and Bioscience Institute (AFBI)...

May 12, 2021