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We are currently partnering with UCD Professional Academy to offer a selection of courses offered by the academy at a heavily subsidised rate of €750.  Courses available for booking include Professional Diplomas in: Content Writing for Marketing Cybersecurity Change Management Digital Marketing Full details of each course can be found by reading the relevant information on the UCD Professional Academy page by clicking here.  There are a range of delivery options and start dates to be found on the Macra Agricultural Skillnet bookings page. 

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Now enrolling for commencement in the New Year (12th January 2022) Who Should Attend? ·  Graduates who are working the SME food or agri sector, and have the ambition & motivation to further develop their core management skills ·  Graduates who have graduated in recent years, ideally but not necessarily from Food, Agri or related disciplines ·  For applicants without a level 8 degree, prior experiential learning and Recognition of prior Learning (RPL) will be taken into account What our 2020/21 students say: “The Diploma in Leadership course is a fantastic opportunity to gain some formal education behind aspects of...

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Teagasc Farm Walk on the farm of Patrick Traynor, Co Monaghan in association with Lakeland Dairies and Macra Agricultural Skillnet Join us on Tuesday, 7th December at 11am on the farm of Patrick Traynor's Farm, Drumgurra, Corduff Po, Carrickmacross, Co Monagahan A81 VF25 for a farm walk. The farmyard is located across from his house.   Topics to be discussed will include: Farm performance and facilities Attracting and retaining staff Managing a busy workload Speakers on the day will include: Host farmer, Patrick Traynor Teagasc & Lakeland Dairies representatives Nollaig Heffernan, Workplace Management Consultant Topics will be discussed either indoors or outdoors depending on weather conditions

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Macra Agricultural Skillnet are delighted to support the Macra na Feirme National Annual Conference on November 26th.  This hybrid conference will tackle the economic, environmental and social aspects of climate change and show how young farmers are meeting this challenge. To secure your place now or to see our line up of speakers head to www.macraskillnet.ie/conference

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ARE YOU:• A farm assistant, herd manager or farm manager?• A student?• Getting started in your own dairy business?• A new entrant into farming?... AND looking to progress? Lynaire Ryan, Agri Consultant from New Zealand, and Paidi Kelly, consultant at TeamAg, are delighted to offer a 5 series webinar for young people looking to grow their finances and plan their desired life and business direction. The series will cover the following topics: Monday 15th November:  Steps to Wealth Creation  Monday 22nd November:  Equity Growth and Setting Financial Goals  Tuesday 30th November  Strategic Planning  Tuesday 7th December::   Building and Understanding Your...

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