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...

‘Grow Careers’ at Greenmount Campus

CAFREs Greenmount campus has hosted an innovative two-day event to showcase the exciting opportunities a career in horticulture can present. It was targeted at...

2017 CAFRE Walled Garden Summer Open Weekends

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...

Horticulturist Colin McKnight wins professional of the year 2017

Horticulturist Colin McKnight has won the Northern Ireland Civil Service Professional of the Year Award 2017. The CAFRE Horticulture lecturer who is an expert in...


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