National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

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29 July 2020

More than 200 entries were received for Devon’s online County Show – an alternative to the popular event that’s usually held at the showground in Exeter but was this year cancelled due to Coronavirus.


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16 April 2020

Since being in lockdown, primary school teacher Victoria Boxall-Hunt from Newton St Cyres YFC in Devon, has been keeping busy by knitting baby hats for the local neonatal unit.

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14 April 2020

An isolation challenge set up by a Young Farmers’ Club in Wales raised more than £6,000 for the local Intensive Care Unit on Easter Monday after their members walked the distance from Holyhead to Paris – and back again! 


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9 April 2020

Volunteering to work on the frontline during the Coronavirus was important to YFC member and student nurse Hollie Brookes, 19, from Uttoxeter YFC. Hollie is only in her second year of training but despite the nerves, is leaving the family dairy farm behind to work on a placement in a busy city hospital. 


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31 March 2020

It’s barely been six months since Jessica Preece, a member of Princes Risborough YFC in Buckinghamshire, qualified as a nurse and now she’s helping to support the nation through a pandemic.

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27 February 2020

Flo Giles from Warwickshire FYFC was one of 39 YFC members who was given the opportunity to attend the recent NFU Conference in Birmingham.


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27 February 2020

Every YFC member will receive a new Rural+ card that contains important contact information for mental health support services, thanks to funding from Tama.


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11 February 2020

Ruth Cooper, 17, from Lowick YFC in Cumbria is passionate about YFC and sharing younger members’ voices inside and outside of the Federation. As the new Chairman of the Youth Forum we found out a bit more about her plans for the year ahead.


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29 January 2020

Staying with four families in Colorado through YFC Travel was like being in a movie says Adam Ringrose, 27, from Leicestershire.


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19 December 2019

The challenges of running their own business are multiplied at Christmas when Elwick YFC members Katie and Emma Sanderson have orders to complete ahead of the big day. Katie reveals more about their rural enterprise.


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19 December 2019

‘Tis the season of goodwill and Young Farmers’ Clubs across the land have definitely been getting into the spirit of things by hosting fundraisers and supporting their local communities. We’ve pulled together some of the YFC highlights of a month of YFC Festive Kindness.


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27 November 2019

Taking on a new role as Worcestershire’s County Chairman, Cameron Wood has got a busy year ahead but it’s YFC friendships that he claims have helped him achieve so much already.


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27 November 2019

YFC can open up lots of opportunities to get involved in industry groups that can help broaden your experience. Nicola Palfrey from Somerset FYFC shares her involvement as a YFC representative on one such group


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27 November 2019

County Federations will benefit from stronger leaders after a weekend of training for new chairmen and vice chairmen, supported by the Henry Plumb Foundation and the Rural Youth Trust.


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18 November 2019

For the first time in its history, the Went Valley district Young Farmers’ Club (YFC) winter rally didn’t go ahead. Instead, members donned waterproofs and shifted over 60 tonnes of rubbish to help the flood-stricken residents of Fishlake.


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4 November 2019

Hundreds of YFC members in Cumbria are more aware of the effects of drugs and alcohol abuse after taking part in the first year of a three-year funded awareness programme.


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24 October 2019

As the winner of the Agricultural Student of the Year at the British Farming Awards, Aled Thomas, 23, Vice Chairman of Tiers Cross YFC, reveals how his passion for YFC has helped him achieve inside and outside of the organisation.

Fel enillydd Myfyriwr Amaethyddol y Flwyddyn yng Ngwobrau Ffermio Prydain, mae Aled Thomas, 23, Is-gadeirydd Clwb Ffermwyr Ifanc Tiers Cross, yn datgelu sut mae ei angerdd am CFfI wedi ei helpu i gyflawni y tu mewn a'r tu allan i'r mudiad. 

 


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23 October 2019

It was an unforgettable summer for Steph Watkins who spent six weeks in Canada making friends and experiencing Canadian culture.


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23 October 2019

Reeth YFC in Yorkshire has been given a Special Achievement Award for helping to coordinate a clean-up operation following the floods in July that caused devastation in the Dales. 


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22 October 2019

YFC clubs and counties are being urged to submit the results of their fundraising efforts for the membership year 2018-19 so they can be considered for one of two NFYFC trophies. 


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