Education news around the UK

17 July 2019



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

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