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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,...

Brewing Up Success with the AFTP

An Interest in Brewing? From the earliest historical records we have, it’s clear that Britain has always loved its beer and ale. We can say for a fact that when the Romans arrived in Britain around 43AD, they found a surprisingly diverse range of brewed drinks, including a honey-based mead and a...

Half-price AFTP course prize on offer at BCVA Congress 2017

19th - 21st Oct 2017 | The Promenade, Southport Theatre and Convention Centre, Southport, PR9 0DZ. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to win a half-price AFTP course voucher* in our raffle competition.   The British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA) will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary by...

Industry representatives wanted for our four technical subject groups

The AgriFood Training Partnership (AFTP) is the bridge between industry and academia translating cutting-edge academic research into applied industry expertise. Our main route for achieving this is through our four technical groups who review and scrutinise new course proposals. The groups are...

Invest in Skills: Invest in Growth Conference

AFTP on the Road - Invest in Skills: Invest in Growth Conference 9:00am – 4:30pm, Thursday 26th October 2017 at The Exchange Hotel Cardiff, 4-5 Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff, CF10 5FH On the 26th October, Food and Drink Wales will be hosting a conference in Cardiff dedicated to identifying skill...

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