Get the latest local news straight to your inbox every day A state of the art Sheep Husbandry Centre which will help safeguard the future of the country’s hill farming industry was officially opened by Cumbria-based Newton Rigg College, part of Askham Bryan College, yesterday (June 13). The multi functional initiative has the backing of regional and national organisations including Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership, the National Sheep Association and the National Farmers Union. Catherine Dixon, Chief Executive of Askham Bryan College said: “This is a landmark occasion both for the college and for hill farming across the country. The Centre incorporates the latest technology with the needs of a traditional industry. MORE TOP STORIES: “Our students will be equipped to become the industry leaders and work… Next »
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