The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) will hold two dry stone walling training events on Friday 6 September 2019 and Saturday 14 September 2019 (start time: 10.00 am) at CAFRE’s Greenmount Hill Farm, Glenwherry.
The courses will give participants the skills and knowledge to repair and maintain dry stone walls to: be stock-proof; maintain biosecurity with neighbouring farms; comply with EFS and NICMS Agri-environment Scheme requirements; and be of a type and style used in that locality.
Each training course will take place for one day and will include both a classroom session and on site practical.
Course content will include health & safety, types and styles of dry stone wall, site preparation, stone selection and wall building.
Participants are asked to bring strong work gloves, steel toe-capped boots, warm outdoor clothing and a packed lunch/drinks. Safety spectacles may also be required.
If you would like to enrol for one of the Dry Stone Walling training events in the Agri-Environment section, please visit: www.cafre.ac.uk/industry-support or telephone CAFRE admin on 028 9442 6880.