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30 June 2015| Education,News,Poultry

Newton Rigg students studying their City and Guilds ‘Skills for Working Life – Entry Level 2’ Diploma paid a visit to the Lakes Free Range Egg Company (The Lakes), just down the road from the college. It gave the students a rare opportunity to compare and contrast the different way eggs are collected on a domestic and commercial basis. Newton Rigg City and Guilds Course Manager Sue Robson said “One of the units on the course involves poultry. ...





30 June 2015 | Education,News
Latest round of calls for PhD funding announced by AHDB

AHDB has published its latest call for new research projects, making funding of up to £1 million available for its postgraduate studentship programme....


30 June 2015 | Education,News,Poultry
Newton Rigg students visit to the Lakes Free Range Egg Company

Newton Rigg students studying their City and Guilds ‘Skills for Working Life – Entry Level 2’ Diploma paid a visit to the Lakes Free Range Egg Company...


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...


Breakthrough technology 'could help prevent future crop failures'

An expert in environmental toxins at The University of Nottingham has developed a new antifungal technology which has the potential to play a major ro...


IFAH-Europe 2015 : Healthy animals, healthy food, a healthy future

Responsible use of veterinary medicines and sustainable animal production play a crucial role in securing animal health and provisioning a safe, secur...


3 June 2015 | Education,News,Produce
Farmers visit Sweden with NSC and the Life Long Learning Project

Eighteen agricultural professionals from across the UK and two NSC staff members have visited farming and food production facilities in Sweden for two...


Farmcare agricultural apprentices support farmers in Uganda

A tractor renovated by Farmcare agricultural apprentices at Reaseheath College will soon be boosting food production in Uganda, thanks to the support ...


30 May 2015 | Education,News
School children are interested in food and farming, survey reveals

More than four in five primary age school children have said they would like to visit a farm to find out more about where their food comes from, a new...


24 April 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Education,News
New Farm Manager at NSC’s Walford Campus

The bells of change have rang in for the College Farm at North Shropshire College’s (NSC) Walford Campus, as our new farm Manager starts work. Stephe...


21 April 2015 | Education,News
New modules in organic farming & horticulture at Bridgwater College's Cannington Centre

Bridgwater College’s Cannington Centre and the Soil Association team up to offer organic modules within the college’s range of undergraduate qualifica...


21 April 2015 | Education,News
Free range egg campaign launches Eggstravaganza School Pack

The Love Free Range Eggs campaign has launched a comprehensive teaching pack to get children learning about eggs in the classroom. The ‘Eggstravaga...


9 April 2015 | Education,News
WNSC Prepares for Major Rebrand and Rename

From Monday 13th April 2015, Walford and North Shropshire College (WNSC) will be changing its name to North Shropshire College (NSC). The new name, lo...


2 April 2015 | Arable,Education,News
Cabbage stem flea beetle attack in oilseed rape

A recent survey of 401 British oilseed rape farmers, conducted by the Kleffmann Group, reports that infestations of cabbage stem flea beetle have been...


Spring Lambing Day 2015 a roaring success

It was a record breaking Spring Lambing Day, with around 4,000 visitors making their way to WNSC’s Walford Campus. The sunshine helped make the event ...


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...



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