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AFTP Office Closure over Christmas

The AFTP office will be closed for the Christmas holidays during 22nd December 2017 - 2nd January 2018 inclusive. Any course applications, email/contact form enquiries and voicemails received during this period will therefore be processed by our team when the AFTP office reopens in the New Year on...

Acrylamide in Food - Regulatory and Industry Update

New regulations concerning the levels of acrylamide in foods and drinks were published on 20th November 2017. Some 15 years after the occurrence of acrylamide in cooked foods was first reported, the University of Reading hosted a symposium on 16th November run by the RSC (Royal Society of...

Sustainable intensification means increasing efficiency through higher yields - right?

Since the latest report produced by Food Climate Research Network (FCRN) has been selectively interpreted in Guardian columnist George Monbiot’s unsympathetic assessment of livestock production systems, we would like to present an alternative, more nuanced view. Papers by Capper et al. have shown...

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...

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