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CAFRE celebrates graduating food students’ achievements

CAFRE celebrates graduating food students’ achievements

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) celebrated food-student achievements at a graduation ceremony held at Loughry Campus,...

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Spring crops for biodiversity – CAFRE block attracts five pairs of lapwings

Spring crops for biodiversity – CAFRE block attracts five pairs of lapwings

Spring crops growing at the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) farm are showing the true value of...

June 8, 2022

Sowing white clover: Advice for beef and sheep farms

Sowing white clover: Advice for beef and sheep farms

The benefits of sowing white clover was one of the key topics discussed at a recent farm walk near Maguiresbridge...

May 21, 2022

Beef Focus: Managing rising costs on Fermanagh beef farm

Beef Focus: Managing rising costs on Fermanagh beef farm

Managing the rising costs on beef and sheep farms was the central theme of a series of farm walks hosted...

May 21, 2022

NI cereal crops ahead of normal for time of year

NI cereal crops ahead of normal for time of year

College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (CAFRE) tillage advisors are confirming that most cereal crops in Northern Ireland are...

May 10, 2022

Conference told of benefits of data recording in sheep management

Conference told of benefits of data recording in sheep management

A Co. Derry sheep producer has highlighted the benefits of using Electronic Identification (EID) technology and data recording to obtain...

February 11, 2022

Developing effective grassland management systems for sheep

Developing effective grassland management systems for sheep

Developing effective grassland management systems for sheep was the theme recently addressed by Dr. Phil Creighton, during his presentation to...

February 8, 2022

Could you identify perennial ryegrass within a sward?

Could you identify perennial ryegrass within a sward?

A leading grassland expert has suggested that significant numbers of sheep and other livestock farmers cannot identify perennial ryegrass and...

February 7, 2022

Spring calving on suckler farms: Preparation is key

Spring calving on suckler farms: Preparation is key

Both dairy and suckler farmers alike are well aware of the increased workload that calving season brings with it. While...

January 31, 2022

Poots welcomes new members to CAFRE advisory group

Poots welcomes new members to CAFRE advisory group

Northern Ireland Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Minister Edwin Poots has today (Tuesday, January 25) welcomed three new members to...

January 25, 2022

New CAFRE Technology Demonstration Farm selected

New CAFRE Technology Demonstration Farm selected

Sheep farmer Clement Lynch’s 525-ewe farm has been selected as the newest College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE)...

January 25, 2022

CAFRE presents performance awards to students at Enniskillen campus

CAFRE presents performance awards to students at Enniskillen campus

Students at the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), Enniskillen campus recently received awards for performance during the...

December 7, 2021

CAFRE to host free Dry Stone Walling courses

CAFRE to host free Dry Stone Walling courses

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) will host free Dry Stone Walling training events at its Glenwherry...

December 6, 2021

Recruiting and retaining staff fundamental challenge for dairy sector

Recruiting and retaining staff fundamental challenge for dairy sector

Recruiting and retaining staff is a challenge that many dairy farmers throughout the UK and Ireland now struggle with, according...

November 26, 2021

Research: Labour is second highest input cost on Irish dairy farms

Research: Labour is second highest input cost on Irish dairy farms

The acute shortage of labour on dairy farms is undeniable at the present time. And the problem is intensifying. This...

November 24, 2021

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