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Study tours are a great opportunity for students

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All the staff at North Shropshire College are committed to making sure that our students receive a valuable and memorable learning experience that will enhance their career opportunities and future prospects, writes Chris Jones.

Dairy day diary date as show heads for town

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For the first time in its three-year history, dairy farmers across the UK can show their cattle free of charge in all classes at UK Dairy Day 2016 thanks to a partnership between the show and Anglia Farmers Limited.

Dairy day diary date as show heads for town

Farming Talk logo cows milking parlour

For the first time in its three-year history, dairy farmers across the UK can show their cattle free of charge in all classes at UK Dairy Day 2016 thanks to a partnership between the show and Anglia Farmers Limited.

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Minister calls for reshape of Defra

Environmernt Secretary Elizabeth Truss

The theme for this year’s Oxford Farming Conference was ‘Bold Agriculture’, and Defra minister Liz Truss, giving the conference keynote speech, called for a bold re-shaping of Defra to step up to the increasing opportunities and challenges facing UK farmers of global markets such as China.

Plea overs BPS payments

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The NFU is urging the RPA to give farmers certainty and confidence in lieu of a paid claim as the RPA announces that just 50 per cent of farmers received a BPS payment last month.

Bumper crowd at English Winter Fair

The 2015 English Winter Fair, organised by the Staffordshire and Birmingham Agricultural Society at Bingley Hall, on Staffordshire County Showground, was a great success, building on the much improved event held in 2014.