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Animal and Land 05Jun 2014

Students sort the wheat from the chaff

Students sort the wheat from the chaff

Hartpury Agriculture students were given an in-depth insight into crop production and soil management when top agronomist, Andrew Goodinson, from crop specialists Hutchinsons came in to take them on a crop walk.

Andrew has a particular interest in soil productivity – making more food on the same amount of soil – and agronomists also work to improve the quality of seed and the nutritional value of crops.

Janatha Stout, Head of Agriculture at Hartpury, said: “We looked at one of Hartpury College’s wheat fields and students had the chance to ask questions about diseases, crop nutrition and use of fertilisers.
“Introducing these concepts to students means that we are helping to push forward food productivity for the next generation.”

20 Sep 2016 Animal and Land

Funding boost to help give Tom an even brighter farming future

Agriculture degree student Tom Saunders, has become the second Hartpury recipient of the new Joe Henson bursary, aimed at helping aspiring agriculturalists to take their studies further.

07 Sep 2016 Animal and Land

Heaven opens gates to future in farming with bursary boost ahead of tug of war World Championships

Hartpury student Charlotte Heaven will be hoping a recent boost to her farming future will help spur her to victory as she competes for England at the World Tug of War Championships this week.

18 Aug 2016 Animal and Land

Students get set to meet Bruce, Wendy, Wonda and friends as new species wing their way into Hartpury’s magical menagerie!

From emus looking for love to coy crustaceans and even a dragon, Hartpury has experienced another animal explosion!

01 Jul 2016 Animal and Land

Kindergarten kids bring learning to life at Hartpury

Children from Hartpury Nursery enjoyed getting up close with Hartpury’s creepy and cuddly creatures this week.