Agronomy students with trainer examining crops

Defra has announced a range of part-funded training for the agricultural and horticulture sectors through the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE).

Adults working in agricultural, horticulture, forestry, or in small rural businesses can get 70% of the training funded.

The training will cover the following areas:

Management and business skills www.ukruralskills.co.uk
01366 500050
ICT www.va-training.co.uk
01609 882408
Advanced skills in agricultura and horticulture crops www.ahdb.org.uk
0247 669 2051
Advanced forestry skills http://rdpe.adas.co.uk
01623 848337
Advanced skills in vineyards www.wineskills.co.uk
01273 892128
Skills and knowledge transfer for upland farmers http://rdpe.adas.co.uk
01623 848337
Sheep and cattle health

www.ahdb.org.uk
0247 669 2051

Pigs and poultry health www.ahdb.org.uk
0247 669 2051
Marketing, supply chain efficiencies and benchmarking http://ccalandskills.co.uk 01603 593475
 Resource use efficiency http://rdpe.adas.co.uk
01623 848337 
Rural business skills and traditional rural skills www.lantra.co.uk/rbs
01924 256 788 / 07867
908164

For more information, see the Defra website or contact the training providers in the table.