Education news around the UK

13 September 2019



Course to help young farmers talk about succession

5 September 2019

New training session devised

Consultation launched on proposed Easton & Otley split

3 September 2019

Consultation launched on future of college

University to create UK first Digital Innovation Farm

30 August 2019

Increasing demand for agri-tech

New farm manager course to help plug productivity gap

20 August 2019

Seeks to address lack of leadership skills

Third of teachers lost on sources for farm education

14 August 2019

33% do not know where to go

Petition launched to save university farm

13 August 2019

Students at the uni want to save the farm

Farms open gates to schools to inform next generation

31 July 2019

Twelve Welsh farmers will take part

London school has classroom turned into farm

22 July 2019

NFU transforms London school into farm

£3000 farming bursary open for uni applicants

17 July 2019

It will be given to applicants under the age of 35

Farm 'demonstration schools' launched in UK first

15 July 2019

The schools will act as best practice examples

£750k available to support 10 PhDs in agriculture

12 July 2019

Funding call opens for academic institutions

Farm bursary launched for young people in Lincs

8 July 2019

Now open for applications for anyone under 25

Harper Adams top for student satisfaction in England

4 July 2019

The agri-university wins joint first place

Young farmer urges others to take up agriculture

2 July 2019

'There as so many opportunities, more than I imagined'

Dairy farm educates school children on origins of food

28 June 2019

Children were educated about dairy ‘from field to fork’

Johnson and Hunt urged to back five rural pledges

26 June 2019

Next PM must make a 'public commitment' to rural voters

#FarmMyFood: Hundreds of teenagers learn about farming

24 June 2019

The farming event reached out to young people

Farmers call for school meals to be entirely Scottish

19 June 2019

NFU Scotland demands school meals must be Scottish

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