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Educational Resources Index - Farming

Agriculture in Europe - The Tellus Mission
Basic facts on European countries agriculture.

The Grain Chain
Here you can explore the grain chain: find out how grains are grown and harvested, what happens to them before they reach your plate, and why they're so good for you! Investigate healthy eating and meal planning, or go behind the scenes of the flour, grain and baking industry
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Tractor Man Resources

Potatoes For Schools

Food A Fact Of Life

Royal Highland Education Trust

Farming and Countryside Education

Growing Schools
Welcome to the Growing Schools website which has been designed to support teachers in using the ‘outdoor classroom’ as a resource across the curriculum for pupils of all ages.
Growing Schools is a government programme which aims to encourage and inspire all schools (nursery, primary, secondary and special) to use the outdoor classroom, both with and beyond the school grounds, as a context for learning across the curriculum. It focuses in particular on food, farming and the countryside.

Pre School Farming Resource Box
Available on loan free to play groups etc

UK Agriculture

Stay safe on the farm

Farm Life

The Inside Scoop On Farming
A great site from some school kids in USA  -
Lots of information pictures and links to more and fun stuff, pictures to print and machinery descriptions.

Bio-diesel In Caithness?
Work to consider the feasibility of farm-scale biodiesel production in Caithness was recently completed  February 2008

See Also
Caithness Farming News Etc
Farming Links - Scottish & UK
Farming Links and News - Worldwide


Stemster Farm, Caithness From The Air

What Does Caithness Grow?
This list is not complete
Cattle
Sheep
Pigs
Horses
Hens
Ducks
Geese
Turkeys
Potatoes
Turnips
Cabbages
Carrots
Barley
Oil Seed Rape

History
ROAMING AROUND SIR JOHN'S BACK YARD

Sir John Sinclair of Ulbster
World Famous Agricultural Improver

1750 - 1900 - By D Omand
Published in The Caithness Field Club Bulletin Oct 1974

Photos From Caithness Shows
See Galas Shows Etc for photos of farm animals and many other farm related items

About Caithness & Sutherland
Population: 38,280
Area: 7,650 sq.km
Main industries: Manufacturing, nuclear engineering, fishing, tourism, agriculture
Population Of Caithness