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5 December 2018 | Animal Health,Education,News

A veterinary school has received a £1 million donation to establish a “living laboratory” for livestock. The proposed laboratory will be based with...

£1 million donation to establish a ‘living laboratory’ for livestock

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4 December 2018 | Cattle,Education,Meat,News,Sheep

A new UK-wide campaign is aiming to encourage and inspire the public to eat more lean red meat as a part of a balanced, healthy diet. The collectiv...

New campaign aims to get younger Brits eating more red meat

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29 November 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life

A campaign spearheaded by a former boy band member turned farmer to encourage British millenials to take up farming has been launched. The UK’s far...

Former JLS boyband member fronts campaign to get millenials farming

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26 November 2018 | Dairy,Education,News

The Holstein Young Breeders (HYB) Australian Exchange returns for a third year, with a passionate HYB member awarded the trip of a lifetime down under...

I’m a dairy farmer – get me out of here, to Australia!

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21 November 2018 | Education,Meat,News

More than 6,000 people have passed new meat education modules in a bid to increase support for the beef and lamb supply chain. At a time when organ...

Thousands take courses to increase support for red meat supply chain

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21 November 2018 | Education,News,Produce,Shows and Events

An organisation set up by farmers which teaches children in over 400 schools about the importance of local food and provenance has been awarded for th...

Food organisation set up by farmers awarded for educational efforts

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19 November 2018 | Education,News,Produce,Sheep

The University of Glasgow has created its own brand of knitting yarn made with wool from sheep reared on its own farm. Cochno Wool is a wool in fou...

University creates wool with sheep from its own farm

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15 November 2018 | Education,News

A new initiative has been developed which will help inspire young people to discover and research careers in farming. The learning resource, suppor...

New training resource to get teenagers excited about farming

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12 November 2018 | Animal Health,Education,News,Poultry

The first centre of its kind has been opened in the United Kingdom, combining commercial egg production with research and education. The Northern P...

New egg centre opens combining production and research

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7 November 2018 | Education,News

The Nuffield Farming Scholarship Trust has announced the appointment of the 2019 Nuffield Scholars, who are to commence their studies and travels in n...

'Positive change in farming': 2019 Nuffield Farming Scholars announced

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2 November 2018 | Education,News

The search is on for farmers who are keen to enhance their business competitiveness with an overseas educational trip. The next intake of farmers k...

Application window open for major exchange programme

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2 November 2018 | Education,Feed and Forage,News,Pigs,Poultry

The pig and poultry sectors are on the lookout for two students to complete a 12 month paid scholarship placement, with both positions starting at £16...

Students wanted for paid placement in pig and poultry industry

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1 November 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Education,News

A new research project looking at the possibility of growing soybean in the UK as a profitable, low-carbon crop has received a £190,000 donation boost...

Boosted research to look at ways of growing soybean in UK

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29 October 2018 | Education,News

A two-year sponsorship deal between Strutt & Parker and LEAF Education has been announced to help develop its FaceTime a Farmer initiative. The pro...

'FaceTime a Farmer' boosted by major two-year sponsorship deal

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26 October 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Education,News,Produce

Abandoned coal mining and civil air defence tunnels could be linked together to form underground, intensive crop planting areas to feed the rising pop...

Old coal mines could help create huge underground crop farms

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24 October 2018 | Education,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products,Property News

A major new £2 million agri-tech centre has received a donation of £150,000, highlighting the growing importance of science in agriculture. Hartpur...

'World-leading' agri-tech centre receives £150,000 donation

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19 October 2018 | Education,News,Shows and Events

New workshops have been set up to allow farmers and growers to develop their supervisory skills. The AHDB funded workshops are aimed at those who a...

New workshops to develop farmers' supervisory skills

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19 October 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life

A 'farming through the seasons' competition to get children thinking about agriculture and the countryside has been launched. The NFU Scotland comp...

'Farming through the seasons' children's competition launched

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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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