Education news around the UK

26 January 2021

Food and farming educational initiative to go ahead in 2021

20 January 2021

Grow Your Own Potatoes programme set to commence

Harper Adams Students' Union backtracks after vegan post

20 January 2021

Union apologises after posting 'veganuary' post

OFS 2021: Farmers urged to maximise use of outdoor spaces

20 January 2021

Organisers LEAF unveils plans for this year's event

Lockdown games teach children about farm safety

19 January 2021

Materials seek to raise awareness of key dangers

Agri universities to issue rent refunds to students

19 January 2021

Land-based colleges issue refunds amid lockdown

Lockdown learning bolstered with new red meat sector tool

15 January 2021

Resource teaches pupils about meat production

Applications open for 2022 Nuffield Farming Scholarship

11 January 2021

Around 20 people will be awarded next year

Farmers' children can still go to school in third lockdown

5 January 2021

Farmers and farm workers remain key workers

Bidders for Newton Rigg 'do not meet criteria'

22 December 2020

Agri college set to close for good in July

Advanced dairy parlour installed at Hartpury's on-campus farm

16 December 2020

The new parlour aims to boost hygiene and welfare

Scotland's Rural College plans to expand Aberdeen campus

11 December 2020

Includes new facilities focused on animal health

New virtual centre to focus on future agri research

7 December 2020

Farmers to play bigger role in future research

Farmers donate 1.2 tonnes of lamb for school campaign

23 November 2020

More than 9,800 schoolchildren will be eating lamb

New digital tool to help children explore red meat journey

20 November 2020

Launch of digital initiative 'Farming Foodsteps'

Farmer Time initiative matches 524 farms with schools

10 November 2020

The video call initiative has reached 16,000 children

Six £4,000 vet bursaries on offer for livestock sectors

30 October 2020

New scheme available to vets across UK

New scholarship encourages inclusion in farming

28 October 2020

'Breaking Barriers' scholarship launched

NI farmer wins Texel Sheep Society Educational Award

26 October 2020

Harper Adams graduate is this year's winner

Therapeutic farm founder wins national farming award

23 October 2020

Jamie’s Farm founder wins prestigious award

Company formed in bid to save Newton Rigg college

22 October 2020

It wants land-based education to continue

Two former students to run college's onsite farm

19 October 2020

Father and son duo take over Rodbaston farm

Six students win £5,000 sustainable farming bursary

12 October 2020

Bursary aims to make farming more sustainable

'What's a harvest?': Children lack farming knowledge, survey says

8 October 2020

Schoolchildren 'more disconnected than ever'

Young farmers protest against Newton Rigg closure

28 September 2020

Farmers took part in Cumbria tractor run

Royal Agricultural University partners with Chinese university

14 September 2020

Land-based college extends global reach

Pupils' ideas to help farmers combat climate change

7 September 2020

NFU launches 'Farmvention' competition

New 'generous' funding prize for land management students

2 September 2020

Students will have final year paid for

British Egg Academy launched to attract new talent

24 August 2020

Shortage of people coming into egg sector

Tesco's Future Farmer Foundation now open for applicants

24 August 2020

12-month programme open for 2020 intake

Dorset farmers help children return to school after lockdown

18 August 2020

Farming family praised as 'invaluable'