Search

Content Tagged With 'RDP In Action'

RDP In Action Part 1 of 2

RDP In Action Part 2 of 2


CAFRE Agricultural Business Operations "Level II" Course being delivered at all three CAFRE Campuses

The CAFRE Agricultural Business Operations (Level II Certificate) Course is now open for 2019/20 applications.

CAFRE Agricultural Business Operations "Level II" Course being delivered at all three CAFRE Campuses

Advice and Support For Exam Results

Many of you will have children anxiously waiting their exam results over the coming weeks, but are you aware of the help and support that the Careers Service has to offer?

Advice and Support For Exam Results

Environmental Farming Scheme Wider Level opening for applications

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has announced that the Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS) Wider Level will open for applications from Monday 19 August to 20 September 2019. Successful applicants will be offered a 5 year scheme agreement, which will start on 01 January 2020.

Environmental Farming Scheme  Wider Level opening for applications

The Village Survival Guide

The Prince’s Countryside Fund has published The Village Survival Guide, a vibrant, entertaining manual featuring case histories, checklists and practical advice. The guide is intended to help those living in the countryside to utilise the talents available in their own communities to tackle some of the social and economic challenges they face.

The Village Survival Guide

DAERA commits 650,000 for outdoor recreation projects

DAERA has announced the commitment of £650,000 for projects to make it easier for people to connect with the natural environment.

DAERA commits 650,000 for outdoor recreation projects

Unlock your herds potential Dairy Conference 2019

Speaker Introduction - Lloyd Holterman, Rosy Lane Holsteins, Wisconsin, USA.

Unlock your herds potential  Dairy Conference 2019

NI beef industry gains access to 230 million Chinese market

The Northern Ireland beef industry has received final approval to begin exporting to China, a market which is worth £230 million in the first five years, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has announced.

NI beef industry gains access to 230 million Chinese market

Commercial egg producers join CAFRE on tour to observe innovations in sustainable free range egg pro

A group of fourteen commercial egg producers from Northern Ireland recently completed a CAFRE Farm Innovation visit to England for two days.

Commercial egg producers join CAFRE on tour to observe innovations in sustainable free range egg pro

Using standard operating procedures to unlock your herds potential

Healthier animals are more productive, cost less to rear, have a lower environmental footprint and a higher welfare status. Standard operating procedures help reduce the variation that can occur when different people perform the same task in different ways.

Using standard operating procedures to unlock your herds potential

Coping with the pressures of farming workshops

A series of workshops entitled ‘Coping with the Pressures of Farming’ is being delivered as part of the Farm Family Key Skills (FFKS) programme. The courses are being delivered by Rural Support and follow on from a successful roadshow recently, featuring the ‘Resilient Farmer’ Doug Avery from New Zealand talking on his experiences and journey through the highs and lows of farming.

Coping with the pressures of farming workshops

Birds of prey to be safeguarded by new technology

Satellite tracking devices are to be fitted onto birds of prey and nesting site surveillance installed in the latest fight against wildlife crime.

Birds of prey to be safeguarded by new technology

CAFRE graduate scoops prize at awards night

CAFRE graduate Cheryl McClean has won the Newcomer Award at the prestigious Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards Ceremony.

CAFRE graduate scoops prize at awards night

CAFRE launch student bursary programme

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) at Loughry campus, Cookstown, has launched the 2019 student bursary programme, worth a total of £17,000.

CAFRE launch student bursary programme

CAFRE to host farm business support events

CAFRE have announced a series of events to inform farmers of a number of schemes that will benefit their business.

CAFRE to host farm business support events

DAERA issues Direct Payments to farm businesses on day one

Full or balance direct payments have commenced with 99% (23,609) of NI farm businesses having their payment released today, bringing the total issued since October to £281million.

DAERA issues Direct Payments to farm businesses on day one

DAERA fund innovative research through 2020 Postgraduate Studentship scheme

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) launched their Postgraduate Studentship scheme on 10 December 2019.

DAERA fund innovative research through 2020 Postgraduate Studentship scheme

Gearing for Change in 2020 with help from CAFRE and the BDG Scheme

With the right data and information and some help from CAFRE, you can make informed decisions to improve your business as the external environment changes.

Gearing for Change in 2020  with help from CAFRE and the BDG Scheme

Environmental Farming BDG Scheme

CAFRE are launching a new type of Business Development Group (BDG) offering.

Environmental Farming BDG Scheme

Business Development Group member converts to dairy production

Greyabbey farmer and Business Development Group member Lawrence Bowden has converted his farm to dairy production and began milking his first cows in the autumn of 2015.

Business Development Group member converts to dairy production

Dont miss out - Business Development Groups Scheme Closing to Applications

Time is running out to apply for the Business Development Groups (BDG) Scheme before it closes at 4pm on 24 January 2020.

Dont miss out - Business Development Groups Scheme Closing to Applications

Increase farming knowledge and skills by joining a Business Development Group

Farmers are being urged to increase their knowledge and skills by joining an Environmental Farming Business Development Group (BDG).

Increase farming knowledge and skills by joining a Business Development Group

Certificate in the Principles of Horse Care

The Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horse Care is an accredited course which will run over eight evenings at the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) Greenmount Campus, Antrim

Certificate in the Principles of Horse Care

CAFREs success highlighted by National Apprenticeship Week

This year’s National Apprenticeship Week (February 3-7) has proven to be a great opportunity for businesses to realise the benefits that apprenticeships can bring to them.

CAFREs success highlighted by National Apprenticeship Week