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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...


23 April 2014 | Education,Finance,News
Bursaries scheme to bring new talent into rural professions

A new scheme to give future rural professionals a financial boost has been announced by Harper Adams University. Twenty students starting at the un...


19 March 2014 | Education,News,Pigs
Scholarships draw students into pig industry

Four students have won scholarships that should help them forge careers in the UK pig industry. The new BPEX Scholarships at Harper Adams Universit...


19 February 2014 | Education,News
New degree in Sustainable Agriculture launched at Hertfordshire

A new undergraduate degree aimed at tackling concerns of food security and sustainability is now recruiting for 2014. The BSc (Hons) in Sustainable...


Bristol veterinary society hosts national student congress

What farmers will want from their veterinary surgeon in the future was one of the subjects discussed at the Farm Annual Veterinary Society’s 2014 cong...



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16 January 2015
Practical Skills Tutor in Agriculture
The role of Practical Skills Tutor is to provide practical instruction and relevant assessment for machinery operation to sup...

15 January 2015
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The firm has a strong sector focus with expertise in agriculture, charities, education, food and beverage, health, insurance,...

29 January 2015
Farm Tutor
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10 January 2015
Bank/Supply Instructors
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