The closing date for applications for our Masters in Agricultural Extension and Innovation, commencing in September 2019, is fast approaching. The course, delivered by UCD, is a part time and distance learning programme with a number of classroom days over the two academic years. The course will equip graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to better support and advise farmers on innovations and methods of improving and developing their farm businesses. Please see www.macra.ie for full details and application form and note the closing date of 12th May.
Certified Emergency First Aid and Health courses will be running in Kilkenny on 11th May and in Clonakilty on 18TH May respectively. Visit our website for details and to book.
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 https://www.farmersjournal.ie/toolbox/ . The modules are Safe Livestock Handling and Management and Tractor Driving and Machinery Maintenance.
Our popular Dairy Business and Strategic Management Seminars delivered over the autumn months by Lynaire Ryan, New Zealand Dairy Consultant, can be booked online now. See our website for special discounts and reduced overnight accommodation rates for the seminars.
Visit the Skillnets page at www.macra.ie for our new 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01-4268900