Education news around the UK

9 April 2021

Award covering 75% of agri course fees soon closes

1 April 2021

Postgrad bursary soon closes for applications

Renowned children's author releases five farming books

31 March 2021

The first book explores milk production

Plans underway for UK's first school of sustainable farming

30 March 2021

School will help farmers become more green

MPs raise concern over future of land-based education

24 March 2021

It follows closure of Newton Rigg college

New farming magazine for children launched

17 March 2021

Monthly mag full with stories and activities

£74m pumped into new virtual agri-tech hub

12 March 2021

Investment aims to advance agri-tech

New video series to replicate on-farm knowledge sharing

9 March 2021

Scottish series to cover all farming sectors

Training fund increase for women in Scottish farming

9 March 2021

Over £100k in extra funding announced

Farming lessons to be taught as pupils return to school

8 March 2021

200,000 pupils will learn about British farming

Scots farmers urged to support apprenticeship schemes

5 March 2021

Schemes help steer young people to farming

One-in-a-million quintuplet lambs born at Hartpury

2 March 2021

All five lambs weighed about 3.5kg each

Hartpury's new pedigree cattle herd to bring research benefits

18 February 2021

50 pedigree Guernsey cattle arrive at college

'Mind Your Head': Weeklong mental wellbeing campaign starts

15 February 2021

Calls to farming charities increased in 2020

NI agri students to receive £500 Covid disruption payment

13 February 2021

Payment due to Covid disruption on studies

Two new farming apprenticeships to launch this year

12 February 2021

Criteria set for two Apprenticeship Standards

British Science Week: Farmers to teach 30,000 pupils across UK

11 February 2021

Farmers will teach real-life farming situations

Colleges offer lifeline to beleaguered Newton Rigg students

11 February 2021

Colleges may deliver agriculture programmes

Bids to secure future of Newton Rigg unsuccessful

9 February 2021

Agri college set to close for good this year

Farmers wanted for study on termination of cover crops

4 February 2021

Study aims to highlight the most common methods

Harper Adams vice chancellor to retire after 23 years at institution

1 February 2021

David Llewellyn will retire in July

Award to cover 75% of course fees for agri students

29 January 2021

NFU Mutual launches national award for postgrads

Farm makes £50,000 after diversifying into goat Zoom calls

26 January 2021

Farm allows public to book a goat to join video calls

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