Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.
Cornwall's Farming Future
7:01am 3rd August 2013
Could the future of farming be Cornish?
Duchy College at Stoke Climsland is looking to take on 16 apprentices as part of a joint scheme to work here and in Europe, with industry experts Spearhead International.
The programme will cover everything from crops and machinery to speaking a new language.
Mark Williams who is in charge of work based learning: "This is offering sixteen young people the opportunity of jobs in the industry, with the potential of continuing to develop their skills and careers in one of the largest farming businesses in Europe.
He added that farming is vital to Cornwall: "Local food production, local supply, local resourcing, traceability of food, welfare of animals is very, very important today to the consumer and we are increasingly adapting our training provision to meet those needs."
Share This StoryTweet
Woman Dies In House Fire
'Brave' neighbour attempted to rescue her in Wadebridge
WATCH: The Weird Moment Thousands Of Birds Descend On A Cornish Village
It looks like something out of a horror film - but locals were horrified by the mess it left...
Cornwall Man Accused Of Child Murder
Cornwall News: Matthew Scully-Hicks denies killing adoptive daughter
David Miliband: Labour at its weakest for 50 years under Corbyn
National News: David Miliband has thrown himself into Labour's by-election infighting by declaring the party is at its weakest for 50 years, while also refusing to rule out a comeback.
Foo Fighters to headline at Glastonbury 2017
Showbiz News: The Foo Fighters have been announced as headliners for Glastonbury Festival 2017.
French prosecutors launch judicial inquiry into Francois Fillon 'fake jobs' claims
World News: French prosecutors have opened a judicial inquiry into claims Francois Fillon gave his wife a "fake job".
Rory McIlroy says game of golf with Donald Trump not 'an endorsement'
Sports News: Rory McIlroy has defended his decision to play golf with Donald Trump after a flood of criticism and abuse, saying it "was, quite simply, a round of golf".
Men and women 'need different things' to keep friendships alive
Strange News: Your ability to keep long-distance friendships alive may depend on your gender, according to a new study.