Macra Agricultural Skillnet: News and Courses

Post on: Thu, 02, August 2018

Bookings will close over the next two weeks for our Business Brush Up Seminar and the Strategic Management Seminar.   Business Brush Up Seminar is a four day programme, one day per fortnight and will be delivered in a range of locations including Navan, Dromoland, Kilkenny Tipperary, and Cork.  Course content includes how to optimise dairy businesses, evaluating dairy business processes, growing a dairy business, relevant skills and team building  

The Strategic Management Seminar is scheduled over two days with an overnight seminar at venues in Clare, Athlone and Newbridge. This programme will look at key priorities for life and business, developing a one page strategic plan, determines priorities, strategies, goals and actions and a case study from a dairy farming couple about their planning experience - successes, benefits and challenges

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 For any further information, please contact Lynaire Ryan at or Macra Skillnet on 014268900 or

Hoofcare, Lameness and Mobility Workshop is a one day workshop, with full participation from trainees in practical tasks. The course will be delivered by Dunmasc Genetics in   Stradbally, Co Laois  on 21st August 2018, Cost to Macra na Feirme  members is € 110.00 while non  members must purchase the course ticket and the non-member surcharge of €25.00 .

Week long DIY AI and Ultrasound Scanning training will be delivered from Monday 24th - Friday 28th September. The first day is in Stradbally and subsequent training days will be n a farm on the Kildare / Wicklow border. Courses in Ultrasound Scanning run on the same weeks, they are of twelve days duration and participants must have AI experience to complete a scanning course.

Further information on our training programmes, and to book your place on a course, please visit our website at or by email to or 01-4268905