Survey on Agricultural Education and Training

Date published: 06 June 2017

Area of Expertise:

Are you currently farming and have you previously studied an agriculture related course at CAFRE (or before CAFRE’s formation in 2004; at Greenmount, Loughry or Enniskillen College) or at a local university?

DAERA have commissioned the Agri-food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) to carry out a study looking at ways of encouraging and supporting training and lifelong learning within the farming sector.  The aim of the research is to gain a better understanding of the skills and training needs within the farming sector in Northern Ireland, now and in the future.  As part of this research, AFBI would like to invite you to take part in the survey which will take approximately 15 to 20 minutes to complete.  You can access it by clicking on THIS LINK

By completing the survey, it ensures that farmers’ views on training and lifelong learning are represented.  If you have any queries regarding the survey please contact

The information provided is confidential and will be used for research purposes only.  

Notes to editors: 

AFBI carries out high quality technology research and development, statutory, analytical, and diagnostic testing functions for DAERA and other Government departments, public bodies and commercial companies. 

AFBI's Vision is  to Advance the Local and Global Agri-food Sectors Through Scientific Excellence.

All media enquiries to AFBI Press Office

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