The Black Farmer gives youngsters farm opportunities: It was as though farming was a closed shop to people like me"
Encouraging diversity in farming is one of Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones main passions. His next project hopes to attract young people from all walks of life into agriculture. Emily Ashworth finds out more.
McDonald’s is launching a campaign to increase diversity within the industry to mark 10 years of its Progressive Young Farmer programme, which provides hundreds of opportunities for young people to get a foot on the farming ladder.
Young Farmer Focus - Jessica Ellwood: "I would love to play a part in encouraging more young women to think about a career in farming"
Jessica Ellwood, 18, from Church Brough in Cumbria, is a dairy farmer at Brough Castle Farm
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