Education news around the UK

19 June 2019

2020 Nuffield Farming Scholarship deadline approaches

18 June 2019

The Trust awards approximately 20 scholarships annually

Farmers urged to apply for a heavily discounted training scheme

18 June 2019

Applications close on Monday for £600k saving scheme

Teaching resource removed after showing UK farming inaccuracies

11 June 2019

The leaflet said UK farming uses growth hormones

Farmers across UK open their gates for Open Farm Sunday

9 June 2019

Farmers have opened their gates for Open Farm Sunday

Easton and Otley College to be split after 'inadequate' rating

7 June 2019

The college merged to create one institution in 2012

Wensleydale Creamery invests £30k in new cheese experience

6 June 2019

Visitors can immerse themselves in the world of Wensleydale cheese

Mature students offered £1000 bursary from agri college

5 June 2019

The bursary offers mature students the chance to change career path

Competition asks pupils to design a futuristic farming machine

5 June 2019

Pupils will design a farming machine for the year 2040

Video: Young farmer highlights role crop protection plays

23 May 2019

It explains importance of crop protection in food production

Students to receive farming career advice in new initiative

10 May 2019

Farming Fortnight will run from June 3rd to 14th

Agri students raise a glass as their beer hits the shelves

9 May 2019

Muddy Wellies ale is marketed as a ‘drink with sole’

Farmers carry life-size cow model to Snowdon summit for charity

8 May 2019

The group aim to tell the farming story to the next generation

Year-on-year increase in sign ups for Open Farm Sunday

7 May 2019

So far 300 farms are set to open their gates on 9th June

Up to 12 young people needed to represent NFU for one year

2 May 2019

The programme is open to people aged between 18 and 26

National Trust offers tenants access to free business training

30 April 2019

Up to 60 tenants will receive free business skills training

School which teaches meat production under fire from activists

30 April 2019

The school rears pigs as part of efforts to teach the food chain

School farm opened in 1955 to close down due to falling demand

29 April 2019

The school which runs the farm said it was 'no longer viable'

'Dig In': NI farmers urge schools to use agricultural teaching resource

12 April 2019

The resource provides an educational way to learn about what happens on farms

Children to learn about setting up farm businesses with new initiative

8 April 2019

Children will go through the process of setting up their own farm business

Young farmers awarded for innovative ideas on environmental matters

3 April 2019

It included ways to prevent cattle from drinking from rivers to avoid damage

Businesses sponsor 'wooden cow' for schoolchildren to learn about farming

29 March 2019

The aim is to encourage children to think about where their food comes from

Two £2,750 travel bursaries open for young sheep farmers

28 March 2019

The bursaries will support two young farmers, aged between 21 and 34

London primary school wins major farming competition

15 March 2019

Ronald Ross Primary has now won the grand prize of having their school turned into a farm for a day

Schoolchildren to show off farm invention designs to MPs

13 March 2019

The competition challenged schoolchildren to use STEM subjects to design farm-related products.

Schoolchildren experience farming first-hand thanks to competition

11 March 2019

Schoolchildren from across the country have been experiencing the ins and outs of British farming first-hand thanks to a competition by the ...

New set of apprenticeship standards launched for farming industry

28 February 2019

A new set of apprenticeship standards have been launched to help better equip the next generation of workers in the agricultural industry. ...

Consultation launched on new guidelines to promote food education

26 February 2019

Producers of school resources are urged to have their say on new voluntary guidelines which aim to promote food and farming resources in sch...

'Deeply troubling' figures show lack of agriculture apprenticeships in Wales

25 February 2019

Statistics show that only 1% of the total number of apprenticeships in Wales were in agriculture despite the industry's value to the economy...

Sustainable farming bursary worth £3k to be awarded to six students

12 February 2019

A new bursary which encourages sustainable farming practices has been launched for six students under the age of 35. Jordans Cereals and ...

Campaign to highlight importance of farmers' mental health

11 February 2019

A week-long campaign which aims to highlight the importance of mental health for those who work in the farming industry has been launched. ...