young farmers

  1. H Evs

    Starting a flock of Cheviots

    Afternoon all, I'm after some advice on stocking densities and any general recommendations about the situation. I'm looking to purchase around 20-25 Chevs this autumn to bring back to our 30ac of reseeded (traditional lay, not ryegrass) pasture. I'll be looking for fit, middle aged ladies who...
  2. F

    Young farmers shirts!

    Hi i am looking for slogan ideas for Yf shirts for my club... must be based on shooting! The naughtier the better!? Thankyou?
  3. K

    Questionnaire for Farmers

    Hi Everyone, I am a final year Agriculture student carrying out a study on Farmers Attitudes to Digital and Smart Technologies. I would be appreciate you taking the time to answer my survey by clicking the link below. All data collected is anonymous and will be used solely for research...
  4. M

    Advice for young farmer on holistically managed farm - Devon, UK

    I'd like to share our farm that my wife and I have recently purchased and our vision for it. We don't have experience in farming although I have worked for a co-op permaculture farm in Australia for a year (mainly bio-intensive market gardening) and as of the last 6 months getting my teeth into...
  5. The Business Barn

    Morrisons launch farm apprenticeship scheme

    Morrisons has announced a new £2 million apprenticeship transfer fund this week (9 July) which will be used to train British farmers of the future. Launched at the Great Yorkshire Show, the funding wants to ensure that the industry has enough people trained to meet the UK’s future food needs...
  6. The Business Barn

    Farm mentors needed in the Scottish Borders

    A new training scheme is being rolled out across the Scottish Borders to help bring more young people into the rural workforce. The programme developed by Ringlink – another farmer-owned co-operative machinery ring covering Aberdeenshire – will provide an exciting opportunity for five young...
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    Free event for farmers aged 18 to 26

    #StudentFarmer magazine has teamed up with Co-op to give 10 lucky winners the chance to spend a day getting exclusive access to a grower and packer site and depot centre in Cambridgeshire. ENTER HERE...
  8. The Business Barn

    NFYFC video competition supported by NatWest...

    The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) has teamed up with NatWest to encourage young farmers across the country to promote their clubs to new members. A cash prize of £350 is up for grabs as the federation launches a video competition open to all young farmer clubs. The aim...
  9. The Business Barn

    Tesco launches sixth Future Farming Programme...

    Applications for the 2018-19 Future Farmer Foundation are now open, with 50 places available for those looking to develop a career in agriculture or aquaculture. Founded in 2014 the programme was established to support and inspire young people in UK and Irish farming with the fifth programme...
  10. The Business Barn

    Rural youth making their voices heard...

    Young people in rural communities have been given their chance to help shape the future of the rural economy. The Rural Youth Project, launched at the start of this year by Jane Craigie Marketing, has been developed to find out more about the opinions of 18 to 28 year olds with a view to...
  11. The Business Barn

    Travel bursary available for young sheep farmers...

    A new travel bursary worth £1,000 has been launched to support a study trip for a young farmer to explore sheep production in different countries around the world. The National Sheep Association (NSA) has launched the new biennial award, in memory of Samuel Wharry, ex-NSA chairman from County...
  12. M

    Are you BAME, LBGT, a new entrant from the city, a young farmer or just a bit odd?

    Hi, I'm running a project and have made a prototype for online community and forum for people who feel a bit 'outside' the regular farming community. I'm looking for help and feedback and would absolutely love it if TFF can help me out! Please check out this site www.hefted.org and let me know...
  13. The Business Barn

    Is your start-up business eligible to receive up to £40K of funding?

    Young farmers in Wales hoping to benefit from a scheme offering a start-up grant of up-to £40,000 have until the 12 June to express their interest. The Young People into Agriculture scheme will support 150 young farmers looking to establish a new business off their own back or develop an...
  14. M

    Help me with a Postgraduate Project

    Hi! I'm working on a postgraduate project at Central St. Martins looking to get young, inner city people into livestock farming and I need some help! Would anyone be willing to offer some work to 18-24 year olds from from Hackney in East London for a couple of weeks? There's massive...
  15. M

    Help with a Postgraduate Project

    Hi! I'm working on a postgraduate project at Central St. Martins looking to get young, inner city people into livestock farming and I need some help! Would anyone be willing to offer some work to 18-24 year olds from from Hackney in East London for a couple of weeks? There's massive...
  16. The Business Barn

    New scheme launched to support young sheep farmers

    British Wool has introduced a scheme to provide cash flow support for new entrants into the sheep farming industry. The initiative will provide eligible producers with upfront payments worth 100% of their annual clip value for the first two years of the scheme. After this, producers will...
  17. Emillyq

    Complete Newbie needing some help

    Hey everyone, new to this, be gentle. My partner and i recently returned from a 4 month work experience on a small holding in Norway and fell in love with everything from the 4am starts to the 11pm finishes, the livestock, the long hard days and the bloody rewarding feeling at the end of it...
  18. farmwoody

    What advice would you give a budding young farmer?

    Afternoon all, I'm looking at doing an advice piece for young farmers on the FG website - it would be interesting to see what experienced farmers like yourselves would say to them. Would be fantastic to get a wide range of thoughts from a variety of farmers across the world to use in the...
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    Farming grants for young farmers

    Hi all Does anyone know of the grants that are going to be offered for 2017? I am under the young farmers scheme. More importantly where do you find such grants? because I always hear of people getting them but I always seem to miss the boat. Cheers

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