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12 February 2015| Education,News

13 March 2015 | Education,News
Have your say on new employer-led “Trailblazer” apprenticeships

Employers are being encouraged to have their say on the first draft apprenticeship standards for the arable and horticulture sectors to ensure they me...


EnviTec Biogas UK strengthens service offer

EnviTec Biogas UK is expanding its dedicated service team in line with the continued growth of the business. The company is doubling the headcount ...


New mixed heritage skills apprenticeship introduced

Walford and North Shropshire College (WNSC) and Stiperstones and Corndon Hill Country Landscape Partnership Scheme are delighted to announce the launc...


3 March 2015 | Education,News,Property News
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...



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