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RASE Next Gen conference

Aspiring sheep farmers are told 'Don't be afraid to ask for money',

27 November 2014

Practical advice to inspire the next generation of sheep farmers was the aim of a one-day event organised by the National Sheep Association (NSA) Next Generation programme and the Royal Agricultural Society of England (RASE) Innovation for Agriculture initiative. FG takes a look at the highlights.

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Future of Farming web dabate

Watch again: Future of Farming Review discussion

21 May 2013

HELPING new starters gain access to finance, making it easier for older people to exit the industry and giving young people the training they need to be successful are all measures the government is working on to ensure the future of the agricultural sector.

Getting Started

Getting Started

Getting Started

Getting a foothold on the farming ladder is an issue which prompts strong rhetoric, but is often not matched by direct action. Farmers Guardian presents a perspective from all levels of the industry.

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Tips for a successful tenancy application

A young land agent who has also just secured a smallholding tenancy herself, offers some pointers for would-be farmers who see smallholdings as ‘a way in’ to the farming industry.

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Take care of wool board

12 December 2014

I RECENTLY attended the annual conference of the British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) as the Anglesey producer representative.