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Holly Yelland
8th March 2018

A student has won a prestigious award presented at a new national event focussed on farm health.

Holly Yelland from near Okehampton, a student on Duchy College’s BSc (Hons) Rural Business Management course, won the Farm Health Management Award at the first national Dairy-Tech event at Stoneleigh Park near Coventry in February.

She triumphed in the category for students studying...

Challenge of Rural Leadership
21st February 2018

One of the world’s leading rural leadership courses is celebrating the conclusion of another successful year.

The Challenge of Rural Leadership course, now in its 22nd year, has been...

Floristry at Bicton College
20th February 2018

Experts from the world of floristry world descended on Devon for a specialist training weekend to help blossoming careers across the country.

Floristry tutors from leading...

UK fight against invasive species
12th December 2017

Conservationists from across Cornwall continue to lead the UK’s battle against alien invaders.

The second annual Cornwall Invasive Species Forum, organised by Cornwall- based conservation...

Farm Safety
9th October 2017

In a bid to help tackle the number of accidents that take place on farms, agricultural colleges are continuing to highlight the issue among students.

The number of fatal accidents on farms...

27th April 2017

A new leadership course is set to give young people a leg-up in the rural industry, by developing their management and communication skills. The Leadership and Management Programme (LAMP...

Minister for Agriculture
18th April 2017

A group of innovative current and former Duchy College agriculture degree students from across Devon and Cornwall have formed ‘Counties Connect’, a discussion group with the aim of...

Challenge of Rural Leadership
13th April 2017

The Worshipful Company of Farmers’ 21st Challenge of Rural Leadership coordinated by the RBS took place in January at Dartington Hall in Devon; the 2017 cohort of 18 delegates included a broad...

Family Farm Day
23rd March 2017

Hundreds of people marked the arrival of spring by donning their wellies and greeting the new arrivals at Duchy College Stoke Climsland’s famous Family Farm Day.

The annual event gave...

Farm Crap App
23rd March 2017

New Version of the Farm Crap App to be launched this spring

The Farm Crap App Pro will be launched at the industry's Grassland and Muck event...