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Philippa Smith
15th December 2014

Philippa Smith, a Research Masters student from Duchy College, is working in the lab and out on East Devon’s Pebblebed Heaths to find out.

Although her research is limited to one site, she hopes that the techniques that she is using and her results will help improve current management techniques on the site of European conservation significance and future research...

Jeremy Yabsley
11th December 2014

In the recent announcement of the proposed partnership between Bicton College and The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), the capacity of Duchy College’s Rural Business School was mentioned as...

Spearhead visit
1st December 2014

Last week the College hosted a visit from school heads, Spearhead directors and staff from both the UK, Romania, Slovakia, Poland and the Czech Republic.

The reason for...

future farm
28th November 2014

The first stage of the new ‘Future Farm’ at...

Farm Crap App award
18th November 2014

An innovative phone app developed by the...

RDPE survey
29th October 2014

Defra have engaged EKOS Ltd to undertake an independent assessment of RDPE 2007-2013.

Under European Law, Defra is required to carry out a thorough evaluation of...

15th October 2014

Duchy College has successfully bid for £50,000 in funding from the Prince’s Countryside Trust. The money will be used to fund the Nurturing Excellence Project which aims to help young...

Farm Crap App award
14th October 2014

The Farm Crap App, an app developed by the SWARM Knowledge Hub and Rothamsted Research North Wyke, has won the Innovation Award at the Soil Association annual conference.


14th October 2014

A current exemption in UK law, commonly known as ‘grandfather rights’, allows anyone born before 31th December 1964, to use plant protection products (PPPs) authorised for professional use...

10th October 2014

Visitors to HGCA’s open day at Duchy College, Stoke Climsland, got a vivid reminder about the value of varietal resistance when dealing with crop diseases.

As is typical...