Cirencester crowned champions
Four final year BSc (Hons) Agriculture students from the Royal Agricultural University successfully tested their crop management skills to win the 2014 Countrywide NIAB Agronomy Cup competition.
Formula 1 Legends inspire agricultural students
Students and staff at Sparsholt College were inspired as Formula 1 legends Jody Scheckter, and Ross Brawn OBE officially opened the new multi-million pound Motor Vehicle and Agricultural Engineering complex on the campus today.
Farming Industry unites to support the 2015 Big Farmland Bird Count
The launch of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s 2015 Big Farmland Bird Count got off to a remarkable start this week, when all the GWCT’s key partner organisations plus local farmers spent the day on the GWCT’s first of ten country-wide bird identification days on the award winning LEAF demonstration farm of Patrick Barker in Suffolk.
Calls for resignation of councillor over vile suicide comments
The UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation, (BASC) has called for the immediate resignation of an elected local councillor and animal rights extremist who posted comments on facebook mocking the suicide of a former soldier and game dealer. A further comment called for everyone who lawfully owns a gun and shoots live quarry to “kill themselves.”