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The Tocal story: how an agricultural college was born in the Hunter Valley

Edward Alan Hunt

The Tocal story: how an agricultural college was born in the Hunter Valley

by Edward Alan Hunt

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Published by E. A. Hunt in Sydney .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hunter River Valley (N.S.W.)
    • Subjects:
    • Alexander (C. B.) Agricultural College.,
    • Hunter River Valley (N.S.W.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Edward Hunt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS539.A7 A444
      The Physical Object
      Pagination81 p.
      Number of Pages81
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5092509M
      ISBN 100959855300
      LC Control Number74164080
      OCLC/WorldCa915255

        Eventually, the Tocal Estate passed through the hands of the Presbyterian Church and ultimately it was transferred to the N.S.W. Government. It was in that Tocal College was established, promoting agricultural education and environmental management, a function it continues to serve to this day. The old homestead that Felix Wilson built in.   Brenda Oglivie (Gundy): Brenda, known as Brazie, was born in New Zealand and made Australia home in the early s. She came to work on ‘Belltrees’, a large cattle property in the Upper Hunter, near Gundy. During that time (50 years) Brenda worked with mostly horses, her first love, and cattle and was very involved with the family.

      In I studied a Certificate IV in Agriculture at Tocal Agricultural College in the NSW Hunter Valley, and a Diploma of Agriculture part-time. I was drawn to Tocal for the fact it is a working farm with a head Brangus herd and also the practicality of its courses. Beef cattle are a passion of mine, so this aspect of the college really. Julie McIntyre and John Germov look at the facts and myths of the region's wine industry in their painstakingly researched book Hunter Wine: A History.

        The tour included a presentation from Tocal Agricultural College principal Dr Cameron Archer, who highlighted the importance of agricultural education and . Mark Richardson was born and bred in the Hunter Valley. His first working vintage was for boutique Hunter producer, Allandale Winery, where he worked from to whilst completing his studies at Roseworthy Agricultural College. He also worked at Domaine Chandon in the Yarra Valley and in Chianti Rufina, Tuscany, Italy.


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The Tocal story: how an agricultural college was born in the Hunter Valley by Edward Alan Hunt Download PDF EPUB FB2

In a solution to Charles Alexander's will was found by Edward A. Hunt, and work began on the construction of an agricultural college. The C. Alexander Presbyterian Agricultural College was opened by the Presbyterian Church on Tocal Homestead land in Architect: William Moir ( homestead).

Add tags for "The Tocal story: how an agricultural college was born in the Hunter Valley,". Be the first. Tocal College is a heritage-listed agricultural college at Tocal Road, Tocal, City of Maitland, New South Wales, was designed by Phillip Cox and Ian McKay and built from to It is also known as Tocal College - C.B.

Alexander property is Location: Tocal Road, Tocal, City of Maitland, New. Tocal Story: Written: Hunt, Edward Allan: Tocal story. How an agricultural College was born in the Hunter Valley / Printed by Erik Jorgensen. Written: Kyle, Noeline: 'Caleb Wilson, owner of Tocal, ' (book notes/review) Written: Martin, Eric and Archer, Cameron: NSW State Heritage Inventory form: Written.

This book traces the history of Tocal College, and explores the reasons why Tocal has thrived since it was established 50 years ago, while many agricultural training institutions have declined. In the early years, Tocal was in many ways a smaller brother.

But to survive, Tocal had to adapt. Tocal College - C.B. Alexander Campus is located on the lands of the Tocal estate; Tocal Homestead is one of the oldest colonial homesteads in the Hunter Region and played an important role in the development of agriculture over the last years.

This book brings to life the day to day working lives of convicts in private assignment. In particular, life and work on Belgenny Farm at Camden Park near Sydney, and the Tocal estate in the lower Hunter Valley where large numbers of convicts were assigned.

Type: Publication Year of publish: Freda. In Tocal was named as a NSW Agricultural Centre of Excellence in Agricultural education.

The Homestead and campus are now open to the public and Tocal Field Days each year are very successful hostingvisitors. There are o visitors using the College facilities and touring the Homestead plus 40 weddings held over the past.

surrounds near Paterson in the Hunter Valley. “It’s proof that city people really do want to see where their food and fibre come from,” Mr Bayley said. For many young people, the field days are an opportunity to find out more about undertaking further study at Tocal College.

one of. Neil Lyon brings to Grain Central a long track record of experience in agriculture and agricultural media. Born and raised on a beef cattle property near East Gresford in the lower Hunter Valley of NSW, he graduated from the Tocal Agricultural College at Paterson in I was born in Maitland and have lived here all my 69 years.

I was educated at East Maitland Primary, Maitland Boys High and for 2 years at Tocal Agricultural College. I was called up for National Ser-vice in I remained in the Australian Defence Force as. The lower Hunter Valley in the Carboniferous (~ to Ma) would have been a spectacular but harsh environment with volcanoes erupting frequently and a freezing climate.

At this time Newcastle was located much closer to the South Pole than today. Two main. Bosley was born in from a heifer which came to Tocal from the DPI Grafton Research Station. Bosley is three-quarter Braham and a quarter Hereford and is he not typical of the breeding program.

Archer A C & D W Brouwer () Tocal Campus, The History of Tocal Campus Buildings. C B Alexander Agricultural College, Tocal. Ryall K W Ed () Best Practice in Vocational Agricultural Education.

NSW Agriculture Tocal (contributing author). Brouwer D, Bell C, Archer C () Bringing Back The Rainforest. NSW Agriculture Tocal. Wealthy Welsh-born James Phillips Webb, who migrated to Australia in and settled on the Tocal property atPaterson, is a prize nominee. In Webber sent a request on behalf of the “Agricultural Club at Hunter’s River” for “as many as can be spared” wine grape vine cuttings from the Sydney Botanic Gardens.

The magnificent Tocal property in the Hunter Valley of New South Wales stands as a testament to Australian agriculture and Australian farmers. It is now the site of Tocal Agricultural College. This book attempts to record a philosophy or approach to land use that leads to sustainability.

Tocal College, opened inwas placed on the State Heritage Register in in recogni on of its architectural values and its role in Hunter agriculture. thb 14 | APRIL Book The Tocal Story: How an Agricultural College was Born in the Hunter Valley [] The Robert Menzies Collection, University of Melbourne.

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Well illustrated with maps and photograph, this book traces James Webber's life in England before he set out for NSW in and took up his land grant at Tocal in the Hunter Valley in The story follows his development of Tocal and gives the reader a glimpse of a penal colony in action and the everyday lives of the convicts and ticket-of.

Catherine is currently studying for a Certificate III in agriculture at Tocal Agricultural College in the Hunter Valley. She says she would love to study the topic at university, but if the drought does not break this year her family won't be able to afford for her to even complete the program at Tocal.Tocal College Open Days are still on!

Tocal’s regular Youth Education Open Days will be going ahead as scheduled this July 10 and They provide an ideal opportunity to visit the College and get a feel for what life as a student is really like.