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Animal and Land 04Mar 2014

Cutting-edge experience as Hartpury students see the future of farming

Cutting-edge experience as Hartpury students see the future of farming

Agriculture students at Hartpury got the chance to learn more about cutting-edge farm machinery and the latest developments and challenges facing the industry at the Discover AGCO event at the NEC in Birmingham.

Tractor and machinery manufacturer AGCO showcased their product range and involvement in agriculture by staging a manufacturer specific agricultural machinery show. This was supported by a programme of agricultural seminars from leading speakers on a range of topics.

These included black grass control, presented by BASF, CAP reform, a livestock focus, soil and water as precious resources presented by the Harper Adams Soil and Water Management Centre and machinery costs over the longer term.

The show offered students the opportunity to attend seminars , view the tractors and machinery and talk to specialists from each sector. Brands represented included Challenger, Fella, Fendt, Valtra, Massey Ferguson, Valtra and GSI crop drying and storage.

30 Sep 2016 Animal and Land

Radio 4 speak to agriculture's next generation as students swap city life for farming future

Radio 4 were on hand at Hartpury this week to find out more about students who are swapping the inner city for a life on the land as they pursue a career in farming.


29 Sep 2016 Animal and Land

Will girl power drive the future of British farming? Hartpury’s bumper crop of new female farmers think sow!

Girls are flocking to farming at Hartpury in their droves with this autumn reaping a record harvest of female land-based students.

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.