The four student NIAB TAG ASSET winners were invited to take part on the course on improving communication skills; providing free training to eight promising young agriculturists where good communication skills are expected to be integral to their career.
Harper Adams’ Scott Hayles, Reading’s Tom Blanchard, Newcastle’s Greg Colebrook and Nottingham’s Stephanie Abbott joined Joshua Murphy, Phoebe Wingate, James Forrest, and Charles Bracey on the course.
NIAB TAG hosts the annual course which takes place in the first week in January, funded by the John Forrest Memorial Award. It takes place over three days, and includes topics such as dealing with the press, interview techniques, photography, powerpoint skills, and film-making.
The course is run by Green Shoots Productions, with additional support from the Felix Cobbold Trust and The Morley Agricultural Foundation.