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AFTP wins branding recognition at Transform Awards Europe 2019

The AFTP was awarded Silver in the 'Best Visual Identity from Farming and Agriculture' category at the tenth annual Transform Awards Europe event, which took place in London last week. Established in 2009, the Transform Awards has evolved into a celebration of the indispensable talent that exists...

New research to beat varroa threat to bee populations

Research being undertaken at the School of Veterinary Science and Medicine at the University of Nottingham by Dr Robert Atterbury is looking for innovative ways to combat the the honey bee ectoparasitic mite, Varroa destructor. Varroa is a serious threat to Apis cerana and Apis mellifera honey bee...

Morley Agricultural Foundation Partners with AFTP and the University of Nottingham for two-day Experimental Design and Statistics Workshop

The AFTP were delighted to host David Jones, Farm Manager for the Morley Agricultural Foundation and twelve colleagues last week for a specialist statistics workshop at the University of Nottingham’s Sutton Bonington campus. The course was sponsored by the Morley Agricultural Foundation, who...

Dominica Cocoa Project Update

#CocoaProject In September 2017, 'Hurricane Maria', a category 5 level storm and the deadliest of last year's hyperactive Atlantic hurricane season, struck the Caribbean island of Dominica. With maximum sustained wind speeds of 165mph, the hurricane caused total devastation to the country's...

AFTP Office To Close Over Christmas

The AFTP office will be closed for the Christmas holidays from Friday 21st December 2018 - Tuesday 1st January 2019 with the team returning to work on Wednesday 2nd January 2018. Any course applications, email/contact form enquiries and voicemails received during this closure period will therefore...

New Two Day Course in Experimental Design and Statistics – 50% bursaries available

If you are a farmer, agronomist or researcher involved with field trials or would like to improve your understanding of crop trials data, our 'Statistics and Field Experimental Design' two-day training course has been designed for you. It will be delivered from 9-10 Jan 2019 by practitioners at...

AFTP Advanced Apprenticeship Day - Friday 9th November, 2018

Henley / AFTP Advanced Apprenticeships Day Friday 9th November 2018 Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BA. Contact us for further details If you or your business is looking to understand the Apprenticeship Levy and share concerns and experiences with other...

Dominican Cocoa Project - Rebuilding After Hurricane Maria

By Tay Noronha, IFNH, University of Reading - Original Publication In September 2017, 'Hurricane Maria', a category 5 level storm and the deadliest of last year's hyperactive Atlantic hurricane season, struck the Caribbean island of Dominica.  It was initially predicted to be a Category 2 storm,...

AFTP Conference 2018 showcases new opportunities for growth

Watch all the Conference talks now Videos of all the session highlights, interviews and the speakers’ presentations are available via a special playlist on our YouTube channel. Further videos are included in the article below. Delegates at the 2018 Agrifood Training Partnership Conference were...

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