Education news around the UK

4 June 2020



'Hammer blow': Popular agri college earmarked for closure

23 May 2020

Cumbria agri college could close next year

Coronavirus: Two highly-regarded farming courses postponed

19 May 2020

Likely social distancing measures forces delay

Harper Adams students win 2020 Farmplanner competition

18 May 2020

This year's host business was the Exton Park

Student appeals to farmers after Covid-19 disrupts research

22 April 2020

PhD student makes internet appeal

Well-known farmers provide 'lockdown learning' to children

8 April 2020

Children will be educated on food and farming

Coronavirus: Farmers' children can still go to school

20 March 2020

Schools now closed to most UK children

New £25m livestock research facility opens in Edinburgh

12 March 2020

It aims to boost health and welfare of livestock

Future of Cumbrian agri college in doubt after calls for 'review'

9 March 2020

Newton Rigg College's future now in doubt

Welsh farmers welcome ambitions of new £4.2m vet school

4 March 2020

New agri facility aims to boost livestock sector

UK-wide farming competition launched for secondary schools

28 February 2020

Search begins to find the Innovation School of the Year

Beef bans based on 'popular opinion, not facts', Harper Adams says

24 February 2020

It criticises other unis for 'knee-jerk reactions'

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