Education news around the UK

24 February 2020



2021 Nuffield Farming Scholarship applications now open

19 February 2020

Applications for industry bursary now open

NFU president opens new £2m agri-tech centre

18 February 2020

The new building showcases smart tech

Tractor driving simulators launched in Northern Ireland

17 February 2020

£100,000 investment to improve tractor safety

Farming fits in STEM learning, teacher survey shows

3 February 2020

NFU worked with 800 teachers across UK

New multi-agency vision to transform agricultural skills

9 January 2020

Skills and training opportunities for farmers

Continuing professional development 'crucial' for farming

19 December 2019

A young farmer says industry should focus on CPD

Six young farmers selected to learn more about pig industry

16 December 2019

They received five weaners of their chosen breed

DAERA launches 12 new agri postgraduate studentships

12 December 2019

NI department will fund innovative research

Third of children unsure where pork comes from, survey says

25 November 2019

UK children lack food knowledge

Reading University to end game shooting on farmland

18 November 2019

It will end pheasant shooting on its grounds

Applications now open for £5,000 agriculture bursary

18 November 2019

Sustainable farming bursary open for 2020 studies

Fund to help young farmers with studies

14 November 2019

Morrisons' apprenticeship levy now open

Applications for Welsh grassland programme now open

7 November 2019

Farmers told to 'prosper from pasture'

New bursary launched for Hartpury agriculture students

6 November 2019

Awards of up to £1,500 available

Sustainable leaders needed for new industry programme

4 November 2019

Sustainable farming champions sought

More schools to learn about British farming thanks to grant

25 October 2019

£250k grant helps inner-city schools

McDonald's opens Young Farmer programme

24 October 2019

Applicants will study supply chain

New pork training programme to increase industry skills

17 October 2019

It will improve pork handling skills and training

2020 Nuffield Farming Scholars Announced

16 October 2019

The scholars come from across the UK

Farmer views sought to shape future apprenticeships

11 October 2019

Farmers called to share their views

School grows 3,800g of potatoes as part of food initiative

25 September 2019

It taught children where their food comes from

Two centres of UK agri-tech innovation join forces

13 September 2019

Collaboration will drive UK agri innovations

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