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Talk With The Experts: Capturing A Growing Market Event Interviews

Lifestyle changes, ethical choices and environmental concerns have driven a huge demand for plant and vegan based products in the UK over the last two years.  According to Mintel, in January of this year, the UK overtook Germany as the leading country for development of vegan food products. One in...

Capturing a Growing Market - Developing exciting new products for consumers choosing a plant based diet

Capturing a Growing Market - Developing exciting new products for consumers choosing a plant based diet – challenges and opportunities. A one-day workshop brought to you by the University Partners and Associates of the AgriFood Training Partnership. September 12th 2019 - University of Nottingham...

Major retailer supports new graduate to study MSc through the Agrifood Training Partnership

Cerys Jenkins is part of an agriculture team with responsibility for a supermarket’s supply of pork. At just 26, she has a demanding and technically challenging role that requires a breadth of practical and theoretical knowledge. Cerys explains, “I work with the pig farmers who supply us to...

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...

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