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Macra Agricultural Skillnet is delighted to once again partner with UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science in delivering a part-time two-year Master’s in Agricultural Extension and Innovation which is by distancing learning. The Master’s programme is primarily aimed at those working in any capacity with farmers and farm businesses – in sales, advisory, consultancy, teaching etc.  The programme is designed to run alongside your employment and requires limited days off. The programme will begin in September.   The subsidised cost of the programme, which is paid in instalments over two years, is approximately €6500.  It is open to all...

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Macra Agricultural Skillnet are proud to support the Macra Podcast.

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Macra Agricultural Skillnet part fund the following courses with IGFA:

  • Manufacturing Medicated Feed
  • Feed labelling and feed claims online course
  • Feed regulations & HACCP for animal feed manufacturing
  • Feed Safety Management System for retailers and wholesales of Animal Feed


Find out more about these courses here: https://www.macraskillnet.ie/pages/courses

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We are again partnering with UCD Professional Academy in 2023 to deliver a range of Diploma courses offered by the  Academy at the substantially subsidised rate of €600 across IT and Digital, Management, Marketing, Leadership, Finance and much more.

Courses are delivered in many formats to suit career and lifestyle including full-time online, on-campus and part-time morning and evening courses with a range of start dates from March and onwards. See the UCD Professional Academy website for details of all available courses, delivery options and start dates  


You can book and pay on our booking page at https://www.macraskillnet.ie/pages/courses  and when you have done so, please email skillnet@macra.ie or phone 01-4268905 for access code to your preferred course and dates   


Please do contact us if interested in any of the courses offered by the Professional  Academy 

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Connect Full Coaching are offering subsidised online coaching sessions to those working in agriculture and related industries. As a nation, we are not good at opening up and talking about our feelings and worries. Qualified life coaches from Connect Full Coaching are offering subsidised one-hour coaching sessions for those who would like to get ‘unstuck’ and start living the life they want to lead. Coaching is a confidential conversation, shared in a safe space, free of judgement. With coaching, you can gain insights into the triggers and causes of stress in your life. Once you make the decision to face...

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