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JOIN Farmers Guardian's Agricultural Student of the Year as he spends 11 months in New Zealand. James will be blogging about his adventures and sharing his experiences and breathtaking photos with us all.


Ellie Jackson at Bentham Auction

Bentham Young Farmers' hoggs sell to 534p/kg

Bentham’s Annual Young Farmers singles night attracted youngsters ranging from one-year-old to 27.  

YFC AGM 2014

YFC AGM 2014 Video

3 March 2014

THE Annual Convention 2014 returns to the popular seaside resort of Blackpool between 9-12 May, so save the dates in your diaries now!

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Left to right: Nia, Diane, Jack, Graham, and Harry Powell, with 10-day-old Suffolk cross lambs.

Young Farmer thrives within Wales-based lamb initiative

17 April 2014

Barry Alston meets up with a Wales YFC member riding high when it comes to meeting lamb marketing specifications.

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Kirsty and Ross Williams are looking to grow their farm business during their 10-year tenancy.

Determination pays off for tenancy-winning Aberdeenshire sheep breeders

April 11, 2014

For one young Aberdeenshire couple, this year’s lambing has been the easiest they have ever had, after spending seven years trying to win a farm tenancy. Emma Penny reports.

Say no to sky lanterns

Printable A4 poster

Here at Farmers Guardian, we have created a printable A4 poster which can be put up to help get the message across to the public about the dangers of using sky lanterns.

Click here to DOWNLOAD and print your own copy.

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Chris Webb

CHRIS is an aspiring new-entrant from Shropshire being mentored on the inaugural Fresh Start Dairy Academy.

Joshua Metcalfe

FOLLOW Joshua, a 21-year-old English Literature Student, studying at De Montfort University in Leicester, seeking more rewarding career prospects in farming.