The Rural Business School is a specialist unit within Duchy and Bicton Colleges, providing research, consultancy and knowledge transfer.
Challenge of Rural Leadership
The future for Rural Industries has never been more challenging
Rural Business Research
The largest specialist group of its kind in the UK
Working with farmers to deliver solutions
The Rural Business School prides itself on being able to deliver a programme of research and technology transfer capacity in the land based sector.
“The training allowed me to make more money through sheep shearing. It also meant that the sheep get a better cut, with fewer scratches from the clippers. Since I have been shearing the availability of the training course have meant that more local people are staying in the industry.”
"The great thing about the Healthy Livestock initiative is that it enables our practice to perform preventative medicine on BVD, Mastitis, Johne's, and Lameness in greater depth. Some might find it quite prescriptive, but it guarantees a comprehensive approach to all our farmers."
Peter Plate - Damory Vets, Blandford