Category: Young Farmers

Wales YFC looks to the future

STAFF and officers of Wales YFC federation recently presented the organisation’s new five-year business plan to deputy farming and food minister Rebecca Evans. The plan is the culmination of 12 months’ joint working between...

Lively discussions on Dairy Demo Day

FOR the first time Wales YFC recently joined forces with the British Science Association to celebrate the best of British science in Welsh agriculture during British Science Week. Wales YFC members travelled to Gelli...

Clwyd sports day winners

RESULTS of Clwyd YFC’s sports day at Ruthin Leisure Centre were – Football 18 and under: 1 Llannefydd B, 2 Llannefydd C, 3 Uwchaled; 26 and under: 1 Uwchaled A, 2 Llannefydd, 3 Nantglyn....

Stock judging stars

ANGLESEY YFC’s stock judging competition was held on April 10 with the winning teams going forward to represent the county at the Wales competitions in Gwent on April 23.    

Raising funds by zip wire

ANGLESEY YFC county chairman Gwenno Evans and other federation officials recently presented a cheque for £1,004.70 to RABI’s North Wales regional manage Mel Jones. The money was raised by officials going down the Zip...

Farming Connect offers support

DO YOU need to take your farm or forestry business forward in a new strategic direction? Are you a new entrant setting up and seeking guidance? Or are you an established business owner who...

IBERS bid to combat Tan-Spot in wheat

ABERYSTWYTH University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) scientists are collaborating with the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA) and the UK’s National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB) to identify Tan-Spot resistant wheat...

Union supports Clwyd speaking event

CLWYD YFC’s Welsh public speaking event at Cerrigydrudion School – sponsored by the FUW – saw fierce competition in all four sections: reading (14 and under); speaking (16 and under); brains trust (21 and...

Whitford top English speaking competition

CLWYD YFC’s English public speaking competition was held at Cerrigydrudion School where Glesni Thomas judged the 14 and under reading and decided the winning team was Elin Evans, Philip Wood and Ffion Evans (Whitford)....