Macra Agricultural Skillnet News: 5th June 2019

Post on: Fri, 07, June 2019

Macra na Feirme is delighted to commence the first of four FBD Young Farmer of the Year 2019 Farm Walks and Information Evenings on the farm of Maighread Barron, Waterford on Tuesday next, 11th June at 7.30pm. See our website for details of the other three walks organised in Meath, Kildare and Offaly The walks are  free, but booking is required through the Skillnet website at

If you did the Business Brush Up programme in 2018 with Lynaire Ryan, you may be interested in the Business Brush Up Recaps and Farm Visits on `12th June, the High Performing Farm Visit on 14th June and the Business Overview Seminar 2019 on 18th and 19th June.  See full details, and to book your place, on the Skillnet page on

The Dairy Business and Strategic Management Seminars delivered over the autumn months by Lynaire Ryan, can be booked online now.  See our website for special discounts and reduced overnight accommodation rates for the seminars. 

A one-day Hoofcare, Lameness and Mobility Workshop is scheduled in Laois for 17th June.

Our website has the full schedule of dates for Hoofcare, AI and Scanning courses to year end.

The first two of our four module online programme  on Safe Agri Skills  are now available on the eLearning hub on the Farmers Journal website at . The modules are Safe Livestock Handling and Management and Tractor Driving and Machinery Maintenance. 

Visit the Skillnet’s page at  for  our 2019 Training Brochure and for full information and booking for our courses

If your company or farm has a training need, please contact the Macra Agricultural Skillnet staff on or on 01-4268900