UCR Agriculture Programme Leader attends 22nd World Congress of Soil Science

UCR Programme Leader for Agriculture attends 22nd World Congress of Soil Science UCR Programme Leader for Agriculture Tom Furness has been fortunate enough in recent months to undertake a number of activities exploring the implementation of environmental practices on livestock farms in the UK, through funding provided by The Farmers Club Charitable Trust’s Agricultural Educators […]

Helen Machin

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Helen Machin Lecturer/Course Manager Helen has an FdSc Agriculture with Dairy Herd Management from Harper Adams University, BA (Hons) in Leisure & Sport Management from University of Wales, IAGSA Financial Recording for the Farm Business and 2 years’ experience as Youngstock Operations Manager at Harper Adams University. Helen is the Director of a family farming […]

Alan Brown

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Alan Brown Lecturer/Course Manager Alan has a Diploma in Farm Mechanisation, Cert Ed and L4 Award in Training, and qualifications in Assessment & Quality Assurance. Alan has been teaching FE & HE at Reaseheath for 10 years. Alan has 5 years of agricultural engineering experience, 15 years as the owner & manager of a progressive […]

Louise Glenn

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Louise Glenn Lecturer Louise gained a BSc (Hons) in Animal Health and Welfare at Harper Adams University. In addition, Louise has previously lectured in Agriculture at Reaseheath. Louise has spent a number of years working within the Agriculture sector specialising predominantly in dairy cow health, breeding and reproduction. Louise has her own award-winning milking herd, […]

Lis Morris

Lis Morris Lecturer/Course Manager Chair of UCR Ethics Committee Lis was awarded a BSc (hons) in Plant Science after studying jointly at Newnham College, Cambridge, and University of Manchester. Lis continued onto an MPhil degree in Plant Pathology, which resulted in the publication of her thesis. She has recently completed the Diploma in Education and […]

Clorinda Graham

Clorinda Graham Lecturer/Course Manager Clorinda completed her BSc (Hons) in Agriculture at Harper Adams University. Clorinda has past experience working on a suckler herd, lambing and calf rearing. Clorindas career has mainly focused on the pig industry, running the dry sows and service department with some trial work into embryo transfer in pigs. Research Interests Reproductive […]

Tom Furness

Tom Furness Programme Leader for Agriculture and Equine Originally from County Durham, Tom graduated from Askham Bryan College, York, with a FdSc in Agriculture with Land Management. After two years of self-employment as a contract herdsman travelling the North of England and Wales, Tom relocated to Lancashire to work as a Herdsman on a Pedigree […]

Connor Smith

Connor Smith

Connor Smith FdSc Agriculture with Dairy Herd Management BSc (Hons) Agricultural Business Management Ruminant Technical Support Manager “As a UCR undergraduate I was encouraged to develop my own ideas, further my knowledge and work independently. “I’m keen to do research which is useful to farmers, so I studied antibiotic resistance to mastitis for my BSc […]

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Land Based Studies)

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Land Based Studies) If you have a thirst for knowledge and the motivation to achieve the qualifications you need for degree level study, we can support you on your academic journey. Our flexible Access to Higher Education Diploma is a nationally recognised qualification designed for ambitious students like you wanting […]

BSc (Hons) Sustainable Agriculture Top-up

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BSc (Hons) Sustainable Agriculture (Top-up) In today’s global marketplace ambitious managers are needed, who will lead their business successfully through the challenges and seize any opportunities that arise in the agricultural sector.  This one year course is suitable for students  with  a  relevant  foundation  degree in  agriculture,  including  those  from  other education  institutions. This course […]