Category: Young Farmers

Upcoming county and Wales events

Across the YFC network of 157 Clubs and 12 county federations, numerous events and activities take place on a weekly basis. Here are just a few events taking place during the next few months....

Rural Affairs conference 2019

The Wales YFC Rural Affairs Conference 2019 will be held at Gelli Aur College Farm on Saturday January 12 2019. Thank you to CCF Agri for sponsoring this event. The theme for this year’s...

New staff join the Wales YFC team

Sian Thomas, of Llangadog has joined the staff team at Wales YFC as the new operations officer with the responsibility of Rural Affairs and Youth Work. To get in touch with Sian, please e-mail...

Wales YFC at the Winter Fair

OvER 400 YFC members from all over Wales travelled to the Royal Welsh Agricultural Winter Fair to compete in a variety of competitions which were held over the two days. Counties competed against each...

Deadline approaching

Please be aware that you need to have submitted a valid application before December 31 2019 if you are to continue abstracting water after this date. If you do not, you may be committing...

Dairy labour survey

INDePeNDeNT dairy research specialists, Kingshay, are calling on dairy farmers to complete a vital survey to better understand the critical issue of on-farm labour in the sector. Sarah Bolt, membership development manager at Kingshay,...

The benefit of utilising digital technology

BT Wales has commissioned the social and economic research company Wavehill to undertake research which will explore the economic opportunities presented by improved broadband, mobile, 5G and digital technology for the agriculture and tourism...

Vertical farming

by Dr Cl Williams and Dr PC Wootton-Beard, Farming Connect Knowledge exchange Hub, IBeRs, aberystwyth University INDOOR vertical farming might be described as the most extreme expression of controlled environment agriculture by stacking plants...