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20 June 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Education,News

A study to help farmers protect their barley against Ramularia Leaf Spot is among four projects to benefit from a total of almost £100,000 in new gran...

£100,000 in grants to help promote UK crop research

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12 June 2018 | Rural Crime,Education,News

The ‘Look out, Look up’ electricity safety campaign for this year will soon commence as the harvest season approaches. The message for agricultural...

Farmers told to take care around overhead power lines as harvest approaches

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12 June 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Hundreds of farms across the UK welcomed over 270,000 people from the British public as part of Open Farm Sunday. Across the country, the food and ...

Hundreds of farms welcome over 270,000 people on Open Farm Sunday

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11 June 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Two young farmers are taking on a gruelling 15,000 mile round trip from the UK to Mongolia to raise awareness of mental health in agriculture. Jona...

Young farmers to drive to Mongolia and back to raise funds for charity

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10 June 2018 | Education,News,Shows and Events

Farmers across the UK have opened their gates for the biggest public showcase of British agriculture, Open Farm Sunday. With public access to the n...

Farmers up and down the country open gates for Open Farm Sunday

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6 June 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Over 250,000 people are expected to visit a farm on Sunday 10th June as over 350 farms across the UK prepare to open their gates to the public for the...

Farmers prepare to open their gates to 250,000 people this weekend

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5 June 2018 | Education,Meat Processing,News,Pigs

Almost half a million more shoppers bought fresh British pork during the two phases of a new £3 million advertising campaign promoting the meat. Th...

Half a million more Brits buy fresh pork thanks to £3m advert campaign

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29 May 2018 | Education,News,Shows and Events

An educational group has called on farmers to help children learn more about food and farming with a June-wide initiative. This June, Linking Envir...

Farmers urged to get involved with Open Farm School Days

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29 May 2018 | Education,News,Shows and Events

An event which seeks to educate young people on food and farming saw more than 1,200 children from over 60 schools attend. Children under the age o...

1,200 children attend food and farming event in Scotland

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A tractor nicknamed 'Bobby' will visit five schools across North Yorkshire in a bid to educate children on their local police force and their role in ...

'Bobby' the police tractor to educate children about rural crime

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A new £6 million centre will help position the UK at the forefront of research into the health, nutrition and welfare of dairy cows. The new Centre...

New £6m dairy research centre to open in Nottingham

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22 May 2018 | Education,News,Shows and Events

Wales YFC has launched their new agricultural education programme to enable children to learn more about the farm-to-fork process. The Young Farmer...

Wales YFC launches educational programme for children

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17 May 2018 | Education,News

A new initiative has been launched to educate and inspire future generations about farming, food and the countryside. LEAF (Linking Environment And...

LEAF Education developed to engage young people with farming

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16 May 2018 | Animal Health,Education,News

A joint Veterinary School will be created by Keele and Harper Adams universities following nearly a year of planning. Keele University Council and ...

Harper Adams and Keele join forces to create new Veterinary School

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14 May 2018 | Education,News,Shows and Events

A new event designed to showcase the wealth of career options available in the agricultural industry will commence at Harper Adams University. The ...

New event aims to promote careers in agriculture to next generation

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10 May 2018 | Education,Finance,Government,News

A £6m scheme to develop the next generation of farmers is open for applications from today, the Welsh government has confirmed. The scheme offers s...

£6m scheme to encourage next generation of farmers launched

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10 May 2018 | Education,News,Shows and Events

Over 2,800 children from across 48 schools in Kent attended an educational event to learn more about farming and where food comes from. The 'Living...

Thousands of school children learn more about farming in Kent event

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9 May 2018 | Education,News

TV presenter and farmer Adam Henson is launching a national project to enable every school child to know where the food on their plate comes from. ...

Adam Henson to launch food and farming project for school children

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3 May 2018 | Education,News

Farmers will bring their #CowsOnTour to a school next week in an innovative way to tell the farming story to children. #CowsOnTour consists of a gr...

Farmers to teach school children the farming story with #CowsOnTour

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23 April 2018 | Appointments,Education,News

Harper Adams University is preparing to award two honorary degrees and a university fellowship when its Chancellor, Princess Anne, visits in May. T...

Harper Adams to award two honorary degrees and fellowship to farming giants

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20 April 2018 | Cattle,Education,News,Produce,Shows and Events

NFU president Minette Batters is calling on the British public to get behind Great British Beef Week, which returns for the eighth consecutive year ne...

UK to celebrate Great British Beef Week from 23 April

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16 April 2018 | Education,News

Farmers are called to get involved in Open Farm School Days to inform and inspire the next generation about farming and all it delivers. Running th...

Farmers told to inspire next generation of farmers by hosting school days

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16 April 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life

A farming union has called plans to close more than a dozen rural schools in Northern Ireland as a potential "major negative impact" on rural dynamics...

Farming union criticises government plans to close rural schools

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5 April 2018 | Arable,Education,News

British researchers are working with a team of European scientists to develop a framework to ensure UK farming post-Brexit is resilient and sustainabl...

Researchers to explore resilience of arable farming during 'crucial time' for UK

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29 March 2018 | Dairy,Education,News,Shows and Events

A Harper Adams student has been crowned this year’s RABDF Dairy Student Award winner after beating four others. Patrick Denny, final year student a...

The son of two dentists wins this year's RABDF Dairy Student Award

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