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New strategy for Scottish land-based education and training

More than 9000 businesses and organisations are being consulted as part of a major initiative by Scottish colleges to understand how the delivery of l...


12 February 2015 | Education,News
Olympic athelete joins forces with Potato Council

Potato Council has added an exciting new dimension to its successful ‘Cook Your Own Potatoes’ project, with the introduction of a fantastic competitio...


12 February 2015 | Education,News,NFU
Agricultural courses and training available need to be industry led

“Wales must have a sound agricultural education strategy,” was the clear message from Professor E Wynne Jones, when he addressed the recent Mid-Gwyned...


3 February 2015 | Education,News,Shows and Events
Pedigree breeding programme moving on at Bishop Burton College

Bishop Burton College marked the start of its Pedigree Hereford breeding programme by inviting Hereford experts and breeders, John and Tom Kemp from t...


Another record intake for John Deere & Babcock training

John Deere’s award winning apprenticeship programme has raised the bar yet again, setting another record for the new training season’s intake for the ...


17 November 2014 | Education
Farmers urged to register for training before deadline

The Farmers' Union of Wales is urging farmers to ensure they make the most of the funding available for training under the current Rural Development P...


16 October 2014 | Dairy,Education,News
Dairy Crest signs collaboration contract with Harper Adams

Dairy Crest and Harper Adams University have signed a collaboration contract which will see 'Food Innovation Centre's' being built on campus. Dairy...


9 October 2014 | Education
WNSC Searches for New Governor

WNSC wants someone with strong financial skills and experience who would use these skills to help ensure the College’s future academic and financial s...


Where are tomorrow's agricultural engineers?

A snap poll of leading figures from the education and training sector reveals the agricultural engineering industry is still finding it a challenge to...


15 September 2014 | Education
Final Meeting of GLAD Partnership Project

The partnership included representatives from the UK, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Turkey and French Guiana. Phil Ridley, WNSC Enterprise and Developmen...


2 September 2014 | Education
FUW concerned about the impact of fly-tipping on farm and common land

Whilst welcoming the Welsh governments draft strategy for dealing with fly tipped waste, the Farmers’ Union of Wales remains concerned that fly-tippin...


1 August 2014 | Education,News
Centres of agricultural innovation welcomed

The Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) welcomes the government’s proposal to create Centres for Agricultural Innovation that includes the t...


22 July 2014 | Education,News
New sector wide food and farming educational resource announced

Countryside Classroom, a sector-wide collaboration, will promote learning both in the natural environment and in the classroom as it announces the dev...


Nine young farmers benefit from travel scholarship

Nine young farmers from across Wales have financially benefited from this year’s Gareth Raw Rees Memorial Travel Scholarship. A total of £1,950 has be...


New agricultural training academy launched at Cereals

A new training academy, which will help agronomists, farmers and growers with the latest industry technologies, was officially launched at Cereals eve...



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19 September 2014 | Education
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22 July 2014 | Education
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20 May 2013 | Education
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20 June 2012 | Education
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Nuffield launches arable award

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23 January 2015 | Machinery and Equipment
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22 January 2015 | Cattle
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16 January 2015 | Machinery and Equipment
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Spearheading the John Deere range of mid-size tractors from Mannheim, the n...


14 January 2015 | Animal Health
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12 January 2015 | News
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8 January 2015 | Cattle
2015: The year ahead for the beef market

2015: The year ahead for the beef market

2014 has been a “rocky old year” for the beef industry but better prices ar...