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food festival at Duchy College
27th June 2018

Summer never felt so satisfying for more than 3,000 people as they sampled the tastes, explored the Stoke Climsland countryside and enjoyed an ice cream.

This year’s Duchy College Open Day and Summer Food Festival was a fun-filled extravaganza, which saw families from as far afield as Wales join in the free activities and indulge in some of the finest locally produced food and drink....

agricultural management apprenticeship
28th March 2018

A college in Devon is launching an apprenticeship aimed at those wanting a career in agricultural business management.

Bicton College and Duchy College have revealed details of the Level 4...

Holly Yelland
8th March 2018

A student has won a prestigious award presented at a new national event focussed on farm health.

Holly Yelland from near Okehampton, a student on Duchy College’s BSc (Hons) Rural Business...

Challenge of Rural Leadership
21st February 2018

One of the world’s leading rural leadership courses is celebrating the conclusion of another successful year.

The Challenge of Rural Leadership course, now in its 22nd year, has been...

Floristry at Bicton College
20th February 2018

Experts from the world of floristry world descended on Devon for a specialist training weekend to help blossoming careers across the country.

Floristry tutors from leading...

UK fight against invasive species
12th December 2017

Conservationists from across Cornwall continue to lead the UK’s battle against alien invaders.

The second annual Cornwall Invasive Species Forum, organised by Cornwall- based conservation...

Farm Safety
9th October 2017

In a bid to help tackle the number of accidents that take place on farms, agricultural colleges are continuing to highlight the issue among students.

The number of fatal accidents on farms...

27th April 2017

A new leadership course is set to give young people a leg-up in the rural industry, by developing their management and communication skills. The Leadership and Management Programme (LAMP...

Minister for Agriculture
18th April 2017

A group of innovative current and former Duchy College agriculture degree students from across Devon and Cornwall have formed ‘Counties Connect’, a discussion group with the aim of...

Challenge of Rural Leadership
13th April 2017

The Worshipful Company of Farmers’ 21st Challenge of Rural Leadership coordinated by the RBS took place in January at Dartington Hall in Devon; the 2017 cohort of 18 delegates included a broad...