National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

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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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26 September 2019

County Chairmen and Vice Chairmen will get the chance to boost their leadership skills at a dedicated training weekend in November. 


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26 September 2019

As a member of NFYFC’s Agriculture and Rural Issues (AGRI) Steering Group Greg Colebrook is often representing YFC members at meetings and discussions about the future of farming. 


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26 September 2019

Helping a rural community in Nepal was a two-week YFC Travel trip with Projects Abroad that Hazel Stansfield from Lancashire will never forget. 


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6 September 2019

A 24-hour sheep ‘shearathon’ by two members of Culm Valley YFC in Devon has raised £20,150 for the MS Society. 


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16 July 2019

As the winner of Junior Member of the Year 18–year-old Alaw Jones believes the organisation has given her the skills and support to succeed. Alaw will be studying Journalism and Welsh at Cardiff University from September but says she’ll still pop back to support Felinfach YFC in Ceredigion.


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26 June 2019

If you’re looking for competitive spirit then 21-year-old Victoria Sercombe has bags of it – especially when the challenge involves sheep! As a finalist in this year’s Situations Vacant competition on 6 July, Victoria says she owes YFC a lot for her public speaking skills and for nurturing her passion for stockjudging.


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26 June 2019

A chance to experience rural life in Northern Ireland was the perfect escape for 23-year-old Hannah Mason from Herefordshire in May this year after she successfully applied for the trip through the YFC Travel programme. Hannah reveals why every YFC member should take advantage of the YFC Travel programme and what she discovered on her journey.

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30 May 2019

A dry wit and a love of YFC helped Northumberland's County Chairman Ed Dungait win the Sidney Fawcett trophy at NFYFC's Annual General Meeting in May. When he's not leading his County Federation, winning awards or spending time with his club Tritlington YFC, 26-year-old Ed is busy working on his family's arable farm near Morpeth.


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23 May 2019

Somerset Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (FYFC) is celebrating its 85th birthday this year, and will mark this special milestone at the Royal Bath & West Show from 29 May-1 June, whee all YFC members can save £10 off the ticket price

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