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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.

27 Oct 2016 Animal and Land

Limelight lands on Hartpury’s lambs

Lambs were in the limelight when Katie Brian of the Agriculture and Development Board (AHDB) visited Hartpury to talk to some of our agriculture students.

26 Oct 2016 Animal and Land

Happy Halloween from Hartpury! Gloucester Rugby stars get an early fright up close to collection’s critters!

Some of Gloucester Rugby biggest stars and their families headed to Hartpury today to get up close and personal with the College’s cuddly and not so cuddly residents!

18 Oct 2016 Animal and Land

No more tilling – it’s time for direct drilling at Hartpury!

Hartpury Agriculture students had their eyes opened to an alternative approach to sowing the seeds of the future.

17 Oct 2016 Animal and Land

Brexit and beyond –student farmers consider the future of agriculture outside the EU

Hartpury’s student farmers of the future weighed in on the debate and discussions surrounding agriculture in post-Brexit Britain during a talk with local experts.