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Short courses & Events

25th April 2017
Introduction to Floristry
Duchy College
Horticulture

This practical workshop is designed to teach the basic skills and techniques of Floristry. This is a four-week evening class and will cover different topics each evening. This course is fun, light-hearted, flexible and above all, enjoyable! The...

Farm Crap App - where are we now
Duchy College
Resource Management

You are invited to come along and try the new version of the app and tell us what you think!

At two FREE events, come and see the new features that you asked us to add, including:

  • Mapping
  • ...
27th April 2017
Farm Crap App - where are we now
Bicton College
Resource Management

You are invited to come along and try the new version of the app and tell us what you think!

At two FREE events, come and see the new features that you asked us to add, including:

  • Mapping
  • ...
2nd May 2017
Missing Maps
Duchy College
Countryside

This is a FREE event in partnership with the Clear Mapping Company.

Missing Maps is a  FREE short introduction to GIS (Geographic Information System). It will be a great, fun evening to help pu tthe worlds vulnerable people on the map...

3rd June 2017
Next Steps in Beekeeping
Duchy College
Rural Crafts

A two day course which will mostly be practical sessions with some theory although this is weather dependant. Ideal for developing beekeepers and those interested in starting simple queen rearing. A good opportunity to expand...

13th July 2017
Introduction to Cheese Making
Duchy College
Food & Drink

A practical course providing an introduction to cheese making and led by cheese expert Liz Whitley .

You will learn how to make soft cheeses and also have a basic introduction to hard cheese making. You will look at the start of the cheese...

12th October 2017
Deer Butchery Course
Duchy College
Food & Drink

A practical course in Deer Butchery.

You will learn the precise and intricate processes involved in how to grallock and butcher a deer then prepare the meat for sale.

Once you have the meat from the carcass, delegates will...

23rd October 2017
Leadership & Management Programme (LAMP)
Keele University Management Centre
Leadership & Management

The preparation of young managers within the rural sector.

The Worshipful Company of Farmers' Leadership and Management Programme or 'LAMP' is a programme of study designed to help young managers who are keen to develop their skills and...

Leadership and Management
7th January 2018
22nd Challenge of Rural Leadership
Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon
Leadership & Management

The future for rural industries has never been more challenging. The domination of food supply by multinational companies; changing consumer attitudes; increased demands for countryside access and changes to government and political...

Leadership & Management