Essex Young Farmers’ mark their show weekend in a special way

Essex County Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs have teamed up with local agricultural dealer R W Crawford and tractor manufacturer Massey Ferguson to mark what would have been their Annual Show Weekend with a Covid secure Drive-In Cinema and Tractor Run.

Chicken donations create 55,000 meals

Donations of chicken equating to 55,000 meals have been shared with some of the country’s most needy charity groups.

Arla and Asda backs FCN charity event with the Yorkshire Shepherdess

Dairy cooperative Arla has joined forces with Asda to sponsor an upcoming online charity event on Tuesday 16 February with Amanda Owen, The Yorkshire Shepherdess, in support of The Farming Community Network (FCN).

FCN joins forces with Nottinghamshire Rural Support to help farmers in need

The Farming Community Network (FCN) is teaming up with Nottinghamshire Rural Support (NRS) to provide continued support to the farming community during this period of immense change in British agriculture. 

De Sangosse donates to two local farming charities

Cambridgeshire-based agrochemical manufacturer De Sangosse chose to support two local charities with a farming connection in 2020.

Evenings with farming favourites in support of FCN

Fans of TV’s ‘The Yorkshire Vet’ and ‘Our Yorkshire Farm’ will be given a unique opportunity to hear from stars Julian Norton and Amanda Owen and ask questions during two upcoming online charity events.

NFU Mutual Charitable Trust top £1m of support for UK charities in 2020

With one in 10 UK charities facing bankruptcy this year, the charity sector is one of the worst-hit by the pandemic.

Online mental wellbeing platform praised by farmers

Online mental wellbeing community Kooth has teamed up with farming organisation RABI to offer wellbeing support and counselling for farming people. People from the farming industry shared their thoughts on the platform….

Festive support pours in for farming mental health charity

Rural mental health charity YANA (You Are Not Alone) has recently received support from a range of different sources, including festive lights on Ben Burgess’s machinery displays in Suffolk and Norfolk.

Countrymen’s club offers lifeline for retired farmers

A countrymen’s club that offers retired farmers a more fitting alternative to a day centre, has been getting creative to support its members during the Covid-19 pandemic. Sarah Kidby reports.

Farmer creates life-size Christmas tractor and Land Rover for charity

Andrew Wilkinson’s annual light up tractor is a popular feature and has raised thousands for charity over the years.

Virtual ploughing match raises over £5K for charity

The UK’s first virtual ploughing match, machinery show and steam rally, VPlough, has raised in excess of £5,000 for Air Ambulance charities.

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