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Festive Greetings from the AgriFood Training Partnership

Open your interactive Christmas e-card At the AgriFood Training Partnership, 2017 has been a very busy time with the merging of three previous partnerships into one, launching an award-winning website and holding a launch of our own in July 2017, as well as continuing to run our portfolio of over...

Training the Trainers with AFTP: Brian Evans - Further Education College Lecturer Makes the Grade

Brian Evans - an agriculture and animal science lecturer at Hartpury College is in the final stages of studying for an MSc online. Brian first heard about the MSc in Sustainable and Efficient Food Production, an online MSc, at an animal nutrition conference in Nottingham. He was keen to update his...

The view over the farm gate, Brexit and beyond – where next for the UK?

With leading industry and policy makers’ opinions from a conference spanning the farming and food manufacturing community, briefings around the country from AHDB and with the Reform Bill (European Union (Withdrawal) Bill) looming, the AFTP are taking the opportunity to provide an assessment of...

AFTP to exhibit at Food Matters Live 2017

You will find the AFTP in the main exhibition’s Research Pavilion on Stand 668, so if you’re visiting this event, feel free to drop by and ‘say hello’. The AgriFood Training Partnership are looking forward to exhibiting our courses and showcasing training opportunities at the ‘Food Matters Live’...

We're Hiring - Interim Sales Representatives

Are you well connected across the food, beverage or agriculture industries? The AFTP are seeking experienced interim sales representatives with knowledge of each of these sectors to assist with participant recruitment on to our training courses. Packages are negotiable and commission will be paid...

Explore the Future of Farming with the AFTP

The Future of Farming Come the sweet o’ the year, when streams begin to melt and tumble down the hoary hills and clods to crumble underneath the current of west winds, it’s time again to put the bull before the deep-pointed plough to pull his weight and have the share glisten, burnished by the...

You Are What You Eat

In 1942, Victor Lindlahr published You Are What You Eat: How to Win and Keep Health with Diet, which appears to have popularised this now proverbial wisdom about the relationship of diet and self, in English at least. Of course, this insight has appeared in numerous forms throughout human history,...

Building a Sustainable Future with the AFTP

Sustainability Sustainability is perhaps best known as an approach to maintaining biological systems; ensuring that any production is balanced against the long-term health of the system. Put simply, sustainability is the notion that proper, responsible management ensures that our sources remain...

Taking Stock of Livestock

Taking stock of livestock Human domestication and use of livestock has an incredibly long and interesting history. Research has suggested that the domestication of pigs occurred as far back as 11,000 BCE;1 sheep between 11,000 and 9,000 BC;2 and cattle around 8,500 BCE.3 From these beginnings,...

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