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Grazing cattle
20th May 2015

The RBS has a range of short courses planned for this year for anyone who is just starting to work with livestock.

These are ideal for anyone who would like to gain more skills, experience and knowledge.

The courses are all planned to run at Duchy College, Stoke Climsland and will include practical sessions at the College farm.


11th May 2015

A pioneering partnership is being launched to care for some of England’s most beautiful and vulnerable high ground. The Uplands Alliance (UA) brings together for the first time practitioners,...

PAYE and payroll training
8th May 2015

The Rural Business School is excited to announce a brand new initiative for the rural and landbased businesses in the South West.

In partnership with the leading firm of accountants...

Pet Chicken
10th April 2015

Keeping pet cickens, a short course delivered by Duchy College Rural Business School (part of The Cornwall College Group), has been nominated for two national awards at this year’s Pig...

duchy bicton college partnership
1st April 2015

Today’s merger of Bicton College and The...

13th March 2015

The Farm Business Survey team at the RBS is busy collecting data from farms for the 2014/15 year.

A large number of our co-operators have their year ending at...

Challenge of Rural Leadership 2015
10th February 2015

Leadership skills came under the spotlight during the past fortnight for sixteen individuals currently working in management positions within the agricultural sector.


Calf jacket and heater protocol
9th February 2015

As this issue of The Rural Business School is being put together, the temperature outside has plummeted to below freezing.

Following a series of on-farm housing meetings...

6th February 2015

Where did all my profit go?! - profits in relation to fund flow

Research Officers for the Farm Business Survey (FBS) team visit 20 different farm types around the south...

Cornish brassica producers
4th February 2015

Cornish brassica producers debate with European counterparts at Brittany conference.

Some of the leading cauliflower producers and packers from Cornwall, attended ‘Congres international...