Agriculture and rural life is at the heart of YFC and has been since the first club was founded almost a century ago.
The NFYFC aims to be the voice of the UK’s rural youth and the next generation of farmers. The Federation was established for the purpose of advancing the education of its members and their knowledge of agriculture, rural issues and country life. It also aims to promote agriculture as an attractive and viable career choice.
You enjoy today and we’ll look out for your tomorrow! This is what the NFYFC AGRI steering group is all about!
The YFC members who make up the AGRI Steering Group work to NFYFC’s constitutional aims of:
The NFYFC AGRI steering group work with the AGRI officer, Sarah Palmer, to:
The National Federation of Young Farmers and the NFU Next Generation Forum members have entered into a new joint venture in sharing the membership representation on CEJA -The European Council of Young Farmers . This enables young farmers to attend pan-European working groups, seminars and conferences in a bid to influence policy makers and industry to put young farmers’ needs and aspirations high on their agenda.
Who do we work with?
The AGRI steering group has representation on, or works with, the following organisations/initiatives:
See the AGRI Manifesto here.
The Source has some fantastic advice about how clubs can incorporate agriculture and rural issues in their club programme. Click here for more information.
FACE (Farming and Countryside Education) has produced a special pack for YFCs with all the information you need to go into schools and create a buzz about farming! Find out more here.
Ensure your voice is heard and help shape the future of agriculture with this handy "How To Make A Difference" Guide, in association with the NFU.
Social media is also a great way to promote your club and what your club is doing to champion British agriculture and the future of farming. Simply use any of the following hashtags to promote what your club is doing:
The NFYFC has also created a very handy AGRI Help / AGRI Library document to help your YFC.
Keep up to date with the European Council of Young Farmers (CEJA) – Europe’s next generation of farmers.
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