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Apprentices presented with National Institute of Meat Awards by HRH The Princess Royal
03/03/2022

Apprentices presented with National Institute of Meat Awards by HRH The Princess Royal

We're proud to announce three of our apprentices who study with Plumpton College have won three of nine awards at the Institute of Meat (IoM) and Worshipful Company of Butchers Annual Awards, held at Butchers' Hall in London, on...

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Plumpton goes electric! Leading the way to carbon zero.
02/03/2022

Plumpton goes electric! Leading the way to carbon zero.

Leading the way to carbon zero

Categories: College News, Sustainability

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Dog Grooming students enjoy masterclass by Julie Harris, on the Anatomical Kind Hands Tour
25/02/2022

Dog Grooming students enjoy masterclass by Julie Harris, on the Anatomical Kind Hands Tour

Last weekend we were delighted to welcome Julie Harris to the college for a full day's dog grooming masterclass as part of her Anatomical Kind Hands Tour.

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BSc and FdSc Wine students experience the vineyard in their first year and progress to engaging in winemaking operation
25/02/2022

BSc and FdSc Wine students experience the vineyard in their first year and progress to engaging in winemaking operation

At Plumpton College, BSc and FdSc students spend most of their first year in the vineyard and progress to practical time in our winery with the winemaker and engage in a range of winemaking operations in their second year.

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First signs of spring bring lots of opportunities for Agricultural students
25/02/2022

First signs of spring bring lots of opportunities for Agricultural students

Our students are counting the days to start the farm's spring activities. The first phase of lambing has happened, with the second phase just around the corner, alongside a high increase in calvings.

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COLLEGE OPENS NEW BUTCHERY TRAINING CENTRE FOR SOUTH EAST
09/02/2022

COLLEGE OPENS NEW BUTCHERY TRAINING CENTRE FOR SOUTH EAST

Plumpton College is responding to national food skills shortages by opening a brand-new specialist meat processing education and training facility at its college farm.

Categories: College News, Land Management

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COLLEGE CATTLE GRAZE AT SEVEN SISTERS USING VIRTUAL FENCING TECH
09/02/2022

COLLEGE CATTLE GRAZE AT SEVEN SISTERS USING VIRTUAL FENCING TECH

Plumpton College are delighted to move some of its pedigree Sussex cattle herd to Seven Sisters Country Park to graze the chalk grassland landscape as part of a new conservation management plan with The South Downs National Park.

Categories: College News, Sustainability, Land Management

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New Farm Manager joins Lambert Farm, Plumpton College
20/01/2022

New Farm Manager joins Lambert Farm, Plumpton College

Plumpton College is delighted to welcome Ian Salmon as the new Farm Manager at its award winning Lambert Farm.

Categories: College News, Land Management

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Plumpton College students and staff fundraise £3.5k for Naning'Oi, a girls' school in Kenya
18/01/2022

Plumpton College students and staff fundraise £3.5k for Naning'Oi, a girls' school in Kenya

Naning'Oi is a primary boarding school for girls in Kenya that provides education and a safe haven to live and grow. The school currently has 320 students enrolled. However, a lack of consistent funding and resources has begun to...

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The Impact of COVID-19 on the English and Welsh Wine Industry - Student Final Year Project
05/01/2022

The Impact of COVID-19 on the English and Welsh Wine Industry - Student Final Year Project

Lucy completed her BA in International Wine Business back in August with a 1st Class Hons and became the top student in her year. Lucy is now working at the newly opened Artelium Wine Estate, looking after their marketing needs and helping to build the brand. Below is a summary of her final year project, along with the major conclusions.

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