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Soil Smart booklet
17th June 2014

The Soil Smart and Nutrient Wise guide developed by the British Grassland Society through the Nutrient Wise Demos project is now available to download through the Swarm Hub website.

The guide is unique in that it takes the reader through the on-farm practical tips in line...

Skills photo
11th June 2014

Rural Business School continues to offer Skills training across the South West.

Through collaborating with national partners, the Rural Business School has been able to ensure the...

soil for profit event
9th June 2014

Natural England’s ‘Soils for Profi t’ team recently joined up with many of the people who helped deliver the project in order to celebrate the initiative’s many achievements. It was an...

6th June 2014

As briefl y reported in the last issue, the success of the approaches Healthy Livestock has taken in the south west on the prevention and control of BVD, Johne’s disease, lameness and...

What are your cows telling you?
4th June 2014

Cows send out signals continuously about their health, well-being, nutrition and production. The challenge for dairy farmers is how to interpret these signals and use them and this is the...

3rd June 2014

The first stage of the building work on the new Future Farm at Duchy College is nearing completion with the Agricultural and Land-Based Skills and Technology Centre officially opening in July. The...

Nutrient Film Technique glasshouse at Duchy College Rosewarne
2nd June 2014

Studying horticulture involves much more than learning about plants and ‘making things pretty’; this is only one part of a massive and fascinating jigsaw. To use a statement taken from the Eden...