National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

Fun, Learning, and Achievement

YFC AGRI

Our democratic membership structure means that we have various county, area and national gatherings to discuss our input to programmes and the running of the YFC organisation.  YFC AGRI - a group of regional young farmers who represent YFC members and an NFYFC staff member - hold regular online AGRI Futures meetings and three formal meetings a year during the NFYFC Council weekends to discuss a variety of ongoing topics as well as programme planning and delivery.

The group has an AGRI Ambition document which highlights its aims for Your Future Countryside.The YFC AGRI Ambition comprises the following topics and you can see further detail by visiting the full document:

  1. Rural Community
  2. Food and Farming
  3. Innovating our Future

See the AGRI Ambition document here and the AGRI position paper: Considerations for a future British Agricultural Policy

YFC AGRI is responsible for a diverse range of work: representation of young farmer views nationally and regionally; a varied programme of training, events, visits and resources for all YFC members, supported by various funders; responses to relevant rural and agricultural industry and government consultations as well as information exchange and positive PR. AGRI work and suggestions are also represented within the NFYFC SourceCurve training modulescompetitions and available industry training, offers and affinity deals. Young people recently surveyed told us there was not enough information about affordable rural housing so YFC AGRI joined forces with English Rural who have created this informative guide.

The group’s work is available for all YFC members. It’s relevant for anyone who has an interest in agriculture and the countryside. YFC AGRI welcomes YFC members to get in touch with questions and suggestions and play an active part in forthcoming events. 

Keep track of news on the AGRI Officer Facebook page, the NFYFC news section of the website and all NFYFC social media posts @NFYFC

Campaigns that YFC AGRI support are: 

BASC Airgun campaign 

The Country’s Trust 

Love British Food 

Back British Farming  

NFYFC AGRI Newsletter

May 2021 Newsletter

March 2021 Newsletter

January 2021 Newsletter 

September 2020 Newsletter

May 2020 Newsletter 

March 2020 Newsletter 

November 2019 Newsletter 

September 2019 Newsletter 

June 2019 Newsletter 

April 2019 Newsletter  

February 2019 Newsletter 

September 2018 Newsletter 

May 2018 Newsletter

March 2018 Newsletter

Who do we work with? 

The AGRI steering group has representation on, or works with, the following organisations/initiatives:

NFU    Back British Farming     TRIG      LEAF      CLA        CEJA      AgriSkills        AHDB       AHDB Education

Next Generation Forum       #Student Farmer          Defra           Lantra        LEAF Education      British Wool

Innovation for Agriculture   Henry Plumb Foundation     Worshipful Company of Farmers


AGRI opportunitiesBovine TBBusiness SupportSocial Media SupportWatch that Cowpat!Your Voice MattersDefra New Entrant WebinarsTRIG

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