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16 October 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life

More than a third of British teenagers would consider a career in the food and farming industry, a vast research programme has highlighted. The twe...

Third of teenagers would consider food and farming career

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15 October 2018 | Animal Health,Education,News

A £7m grant will support the creation of a facility which will develop the next generation of livestock vaccines and cell therapies. The Veterinary...

£7m grant to boost creation of new livestock health centre

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12 October 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life

A new report has evaluated the impact of the community support given by Young Farmers’ Clubs during its Countryside Challenge project. The Countrys...

Young farmers' work in the community highlighted

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10 October 2018 | Education,Finance,News,Renewables and Environment

The application window for a new subsidised hedge laying training course is now open for Welsh farmers. Hedgerows are massively important to most f...

Applications open for subsidised hedge laying training course

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9 October 2018 | Animal Health,Crops and Cereals,Education,Finance,News

Three agri-food projects in Northern Ireland have been awarded £750,000 of new funding from the Department of Agriculture. The new funding will sup...

£750,000 announced for agri-food research in Northern Ireland

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5 October 2018 | Cattle,Education,Meat,News

The Aberdeen Angus Society has launched a new business and leadership course to provide training to sustain the future of the UK’s beef industry. T...

Leadership course to provide training to young beef farmers

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4 October 2018 | Education,News,NFU,Rural Life

Farming bodies have teamed up with employers to develop the next generation of farmers with the help of three new apprenticeship schemes. The AHDB ...

New apprenticeship schemes to help develop next generation of farmers

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4 October 2018 | Animal Health,Dairy,Education,News,Property News

A new centre described as a "real game changer" in the fight against bovine TB in Wales is set to open up later in the year. The new Centre of Exce...

'Real game changer': New centre to help eradicate bovine TB in Wales

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26 September 2018 | Dairy,Education,News

World School Milk Day has commenced today which is seen as an opportunity to highlight how important it is for everyone, especially school-age childre...

World School Milk Day celebrates role of dairy in children's diet

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25 September 2018 | Education,Meat,News,Rural Life

A rural Highland school has defied death threats from vegan and animal rights campaigners by continuing to post footage online of classroom butchery l...

Rural school defies death threats and continues butchery lessons

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24 September 2018 | Education,Finance,News,Property News

Proposals to build a new £35m facility for Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) has been announced in its new transformation plan. The plan also will se...

Scotland's Rural College announces multi-million pound transformation plan

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20 September 2018 | Education,News,Shows and Events

Applications for Tesco's career-focused Future Farmer Foundation is now open for people aged between 20 and 35. The 12-month programme, sponsored b...

Tesco's Future Farmer Foundation seeks young farmers to join

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20 September 2018 | Education,Government,News,NFU

A coalition with an aim to equip the next generation of agricultural workers with new skills hopes to make the sector “fit for the future”. The ind...

New coalition aims to bridge looming skills gap in farming

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19 September 2018 | Education,News,Renewables and Environment

TV Presenter Chris Packham has said that all primary schools should be "twinned" with farms so children can understand how their food is produced. ...

All primary schools should be 'twinned' with farms, Chris Packham says

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19 September 2018 | Dairy,Education,News,Products

An agricultural college has been awarded £430,000 to construct a "modern digital hub" which will showcase the future of British farming. Askham Bry...

College awarded £430,000 to construct 'digital hub' for farming

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18 September 2018 | Education,Finance,News

AHDB is offering levy payers a £3,000 discount on a professionally recognised qualification which looks to increase the skills of farmers who manage p...

AHDB offers £3,000 discount for farm management course

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17 September 2018 | Education,News,Shows and Events

A land-based college which specialises in offering agriculture courses to its students has officially been granted university status. Hartpury Univ...

Land-based college Hartpury granted university status

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14 September 2018 | Cattle,Education,Finance,News,Sheep

A farm business consultancy has encouraged farmers to join its new Farm Action Groups in a bid to learn from both each other and industry experts. ...

New Farm Action Groups aim to improve business profitability

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12 September 2018 | Education,Meat,News,Produce

A four week pilot to have Scotch Lamb included in school meals in a bid to back local farmers and promote fresh food has been deemed a success. The...

Scotch Lamb back on school menu following farming union led campaign

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6 September 2018 | Education,News,Products

Schools can now submit their applications for the chance to become a farm for the day as a UK-wide competition for children commences. The NFU comp...

UK-wide school competition to see children engage with farming

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4 September 2018 | Education,News

Red Tractor will launch its new TV advertising campaign in a prime time slot on ITV in a bid to raise as much awareness as possible about the scheme. ...

New Red Tractor advert to launch on September 12

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24 August 2018 | Education,Meat,News,Sheep

The sheep industry will celebrate all that is great about British lamb as farmers take part in events as part of Love Lamb Week 2018 next month. Th...

Love Lamb week is back and aims to break with tradition

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22 August 2018 | Education,Finance,News

Young Welsh people have just one week to go until a major scheme looking to support new entrants into the farming industry closes. The latest windo...

One week until 'Young People into Agriculture Scheme' closes

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22 August 2018 | Cattle,Education,News

Millions of Brits will learn about the little-known Lowline cattle breed as it makes its debut television appearance on BBC's Countryfile. Wessex L...

Lowline cattle breed to make debut TV appearance on BBC's Countryfile

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7 August 2018 | Education,News,Shows and Events

A campaign aiming to celebrate British food is collaborating with young farmers in a bid to add a "powerful and influential" voice. The Love Britis...

Young farmers to give 'powerful' voice to British food campaign

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