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Industry speakers inspire careers in food and farming

Reaseheath College’s agriculture and food production students gained invaluable advice on planning their futures at an inspirational Q and A session with a panel of industry experts. The event, sponsored by the Food, Drink and Agricultural Group of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and run by the Reaseheath Agricultural Development Academy (RADA) and the […]

Cheshire Grassland Society summer study tour- 23rd-24th June 2015

North Yorkshire, Yorkshire Dales & Vale of York   Day 1   Craven Grassland Society.   Winners from the last 3 years  Forage Competitions. Leaving promptly                     7.30am from Reaseheath travelling with Bostocks Coaches David Newbould.  Slack Farm, Settle Road, Newsholme.          200 cows. 11,000 L/cow.   Impressive new set up with 3 Lely Robots.  50” rainfall,  3 Silage […]

Dairy farmers conference is a success!

Over 70 farmers discussed the economics behind different systems of dairy farming at Reaseheath’s annual dairy conference last week. Delegates filled the conference room at the John Platt Farming Innovation Centre to capacity to hear regional speakers presenting real life case studies of their own businesses. Phil Feeney from Shropshire and Robert Craig from Cumbria […]

Cheshire Monitor Farm Video

Over a three-year period the Cheshire Monitor Farms, supported by the RDPE Livestock North West Programme, have been looking at the performance, management decisions and changes implemented on farm- with the aim of continually improving farm profitability. Both the Dairy and the Beef & Sheep Monitor Farms have been chosen as typical of the area […]

Profit from Renewable Energy Presentation

The event was held on 30th November 2012 at St Peters Community Hall, Leighton-cum-Minshull Vernon. The morning session consisted of presentations and information from Envirolink, CMS UK  and Reaseheath College. Download the Profit from Renewable Energy presentation here. The afternoon session was a tour of on-site renewable technologies at Spring Farm Business Centre, which included […]