Macra Agricultural Skillnet January Update

Post on: Thu, 10, January 2019

Macra Agricultural Skillnet is delighted to announce the launch of our online learning programme on Safe Agri Skills. Please see the eLearning hub on the Farmers Journal website at

The ever popular and in demand DIY AI and Ultrasound Scanning courses are scheduled, for week beginning 25th – 29th March and 15th to 19th April.

One day courses on Hoofcare, Lameness & Mobility are being run on 5th February and 5th March in Stradbally, Co Laois. The course is delivered by Dunmasc Genetics and costs only €110 for Macra members, with a non-member rate of €135

Cow Signals is a one-day course which will take place in Stradbally, Co. Laois on 19th February.  This course will help dairy fanners to prevent disease, prolong the life of animals, reduce lameness, wounds and create an improved income for farmers.

Professional Hoofcare courses will be delivered on 19th February and again on 1st April, both in Stradbally, with the practical element of the course scheduled to be on a farm on the Wicklow/Kildare border

Macra Agricultural Skillnet is delighted to welcome back Lynaire Ryan, who will deliver Business Brush Seminars, supported by Macra Agricultural Skillnet and Aurivo, in the autumn.

Bookings are open for all these courses for both members and non-members. For further details and to book your place on any course, do visit our website at, or by email to