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‘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...

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...

CAFRE Bursaries awarded to winning horticulture 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...

Greenmount Debut Floristry Designer takes to the National Stage at BFA Fleurex Show

Congratulations to Level 3 Diploma in Floristry student, Karen Massey, who was invited by the British Florist Association (BFA) to showcase her skills on...

Greenmounts Adam to take part in WorldSkills Landscape Gardening Competition.

CAFRE horticulture graduate, Adam Ferguson was awarded a Medallion of Excellence at the WorldSkills Finals in Abu Dhabi. Ballymena-man Adam had beaten off thousands of...

Tractor driving courses for 13–15 year olds during Halloween at CAFRE NI

The school Halloween break for schools is just around the corner, and many young members of the family will still be helping out with...

Greenmount horticulture students promote UK Conifer Week

It’s National Conifer Week and October is the best time to plant them. CAFRE horticulture students are currently learning about conifers including the fact that...


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