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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 is refusing to drop, with 160 people killed in the last five years, according to the Health and Safety Executive. Farm safety experts spent a day working with around 60 Agriculture apprentices and...

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...

survey aimed at farm advisors
6th February 2017

New Survey launched to find out advisor's views on GHGs


Duchy College Degree Awards
15th December 2016

The success of our 2016 graduates was celebrated at the Degree Awards ceremony at Truro Cathedral on 19th November.

This was an excellent chance to find out what...

Ruth Wills
13th December 2016

Ruth Wills from Liskeard, a student on Duchy College’s B Sc (Hons) Rural Business Management course was presented with the 2016 Farm Health Management Award at the Livestock Event at the NEC in...

Talking carbon and climate with Australian farmers
12th December 2016

You can’t be Green if you are in the Red: Talking carbon and climate with Australian farmers

By Becky Willson, Technical Specialist

At the end of last...