Macra Agricultural Skillnet News and Events:  2nd May 2019

Post on: Thu, 02, May 2019

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 skillnet@macra.ie or on 01-4268900