Lantra invest in women
After a four year hiatus, Women and Work is back and offering funding for technical and management training, such as supervisory management, health and safety, machinery operations, first aid, IOSH, administration and first aid.
Wind farmers say Olé! to hurricane Gonzalo
The stormy tail end of ex-hurricane Gonzalo might have dampened the start of the week across the UK, but for many diversifying farmers the weather brought a power generation windfall.
BBC Farming Today presenter to chair farming conference debate
Charlotte Smith, presenter on BBC1’s ‘Countryfile’ and Radio 4’s ‘Farming Today’, will chair the debate at the South of England Agricultural Society’s Farming Conference to be held on November 12 at the Showground in Ardingly and sponsored by South East Farmer magazine.
Bursary to encourage young people into horticulture
Access to an already generous horticulture bursary scheme from the Horticultural Development Company (HDC) has been widened this year enabling undergraduates on all sorts of courses ranging from agriculture, chemistry and zoology to apply.