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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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2 August 2018 | Cattle,Education,News

A charity which has helped thousands of disadvantaged children thrive by giving them a week-long farming experience has been donated 10 Lowline cattle...

Farm charity which helps disadvantaged children receives cattle donation

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31 July 2018 | Education,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

A new partnership will see one of the world’s largest drone and robot companies team up with Harper Adams University. The National Centre for Preci...

Harper Adams partners with one of world's largest drone companies

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31 July 2018 | Education,News

A new £4.2m centre for regional agricultural business development and UK-wide agritech innovation has now opened. NFU President Minette Batters has...

£4.2m centre for UK-wide agri-tech innovation opens

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27 July 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life

Nine young farmers from across Wales have financially benefited from a travel scholarship which will see them visit the likes of New Zealand and the U...

Nine young farmers win awards to travel world and study agriculture

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27 July 2018 | Education,News

Workload, understaffing and pressure are the three reasons teachers face when teaching food and farming education to children. 1376 teachers respon...

Teachers face 'workload and pressure' when teaching food and farming

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26 July 2018 | Appointments,Education,News,NFU

The former National Farmers Union president, Meurig Raymond has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship for his "lasting influence" in the farming industr...

Former NFU President Meurig Raymond awarded Honorary Fellowship

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A union is encouraging farmers to wear a helmet when using quads and other ATVs as Farm Safety Week gets underway. Quad bikes can be a useful piece...

Helmet use highlighted as farmer recalls horrific ATV accident

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18 July 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life

A 22-year-old student has won a major prize thanks to his series of photographs taken at his north Wales family farm. Honest Agriculture, a collect...

North Wales family farm photography series scoops top prize

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17 July 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Education,News

A farming family has highlighted the dangers of farms for children following the tragic death of their 3-year-old son Stuart. The farm can be a mag...

Family speaks of farm dangers following tragic death of 3-year-old son

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16 July 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Education,News

Primary school pupils have experienced hands-on learning highlighting the importance of wheat and food production during a visit to a Gloucestershire ...

Warburton's school farm visits to reach over 600 pupils

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16 July 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Education,News

An annual campaign which aims to shine a spotlight on improving the farming industry's often poor record on safety will begin today. To mark the st...

Campaign kicks off looking to improve farming's poor safety record

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13 July 2018 | Education,News

Candidates with an "enthusiastic and knowledgeable" flair have been urged to finalise their submissions as the deadline for Nuffield Farming Scholarsh...

Deadline looms for Nuffield Farming Scholarship submissions

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10 July 2018 | Education,News,Shows and Events

A record number of Brits visited a farm during an open day seeking to educate the public on agriculture and food production. Final visitor numbers ...

Record number of Brits visited farms during Open Farm Sunday

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3 July 2018 | Education,News

The Countryside Alliance has called for the introduction of a GCSE in Agriculture and for "great collaboration" to make land-based subjects available....

Countryside Alliance calls for introduction of GCSE in Agriculture

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2 July 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life

Two new national training awards are being launched to help boost the level of agricultural training of rural young people. The County Training Awa...

New training awards launched to improve rural young people's skills

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27 June 2018 | Education,News,Shows and Events

A national competition is seeking to connect 14-16 year olds – an often hard to reach age-group - with farming. The competition, organised by LEAF ...

National competition seeks to connect teenagers with food and farming

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25 June 2018 | Education,News,NFU

A competition which aims to get primary school children designing and creating their own food and farming products has been launched. 'Farmvention'...

'Farmvention' to encourage children to design food and farming inventions

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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 | Agri Safety and 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,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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