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Eighteen agricultural professionals from across the UK have recently visited the Tuscan Region of Italy. The participants visited farming and food production sites across Tuscany and met a diverse array of agricultural entrepreneurs, farmers, fishermen and smallholders in Tuscan agriculture. The visit was arranged by the Enterprise and Development Department of North Shropshire College and funded by the Life Long Learning Project, Leonardo Di Vi...





Agricultural professionals visit Italy with North Shropshire College and the Life Long Learning Project

Eighteen agricultural professionals from across the UK have recently visited the Tuscan Region of Italy. The participants visited farming and food pro...


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