Young Farmers

Two British farmers attempt to break world’s sheep shearing record 

Two British farmers will be trying to break the world’s record in sheep shearing this summer. 

Look out for giant emojis on fields across the country

Giant smiles and other funny faces are going to appear in fields as a part of a competition for farmers organised by Carr’s Billington Agriculture to support WellChild, the national charity for seriously ill children. 

Devon and Cornwall Police’s tractor has new name thanks to Eloise

Devon and Cornwall Police have just announced the winner of its Name Our Tractor competition. 

Young farmers launch Respect campaign at Royal Highland Show

The Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs (SAYFC) has announced that a new Respect campaign will be launched at the Royal Highland Show.  

Kelvin and Liz Fletcher help judge national awards for young rural people 

Kelvin and Liz Fletcher, stars of the ITV show Fletchers on the Farm, are helping to choose young rural individuals for an award at the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) YFC Achiever Awards. 

Farmers take on tractor run challenge along Britain’s coast to raise mental health awareness 

A group of dedicated farmers is preparing to set off on their biggest challenge so far, a 4,690-mile tractor run around the coast of Britain.  

Young Farmer celebrations: Calling all past members

The Yorkshire Federation of Young Farmers is celebrating its 50th anniversary and is urging all past members, officeholders and friends to get in touch and join in the celebrations.

Back to the farm: Life after Love Island for Farmer Will 

It’s been a busy three years for sheep farmer Will Young, who has built up a following of 1.9 million TikTok followers, appeared on Love Island and released his first book. Farmers Guide caught up with him to talk about the highs and lows of farming and how social media can help tackle stereotypes about farming.

Entries open for 2024 NFU Student & Young Farmer Ambassador Programme

The NFU is calling young people with a genuine passion for British food and farming to take part in its popular Student & Young Farmer Ambassador Programme and represent the voice of the next generation in agriculture in 2024.

Kaleb Cooper to judge new video challenge for Young Farmers’ Clubs

Clarkson’s Farm star Kaleb Cooper will be judging an exciting new video competition launched by the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) to showcase the opportunities available in the sector and spread positive messages about food and farming.

Norfolk farmer scoops 2023 Young Organic Farmer of the Year Award

Farm manager Alex Parkinson from Burgess Farms in Norfolk has been announced as the winner of this year’s Young Organic Farmer of the Year (YOFY) Award, which celebrates prominent young farmers and growers who are passionate about implementing organic principles.

Search begins for new Student and Young Farmer Ambassadors

The NFU is once again on the hunt for young people who are passionate about agriculture to join its successful Student and Young Farmer Ambassador Programme and is calling on 18–26-year-olds from across England and Wales to apply for the scheme, now in its third year.

© Farmers Guide 2024. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use Privacy Policy

Website Design by Unity Online

We have moved!

We’ve now moved to our new office in Stowmarket. If you wish to contact us please use our new address:

Unit 3-4 Boudicca Road, Suffolk Central Business Park, Stowmarket, IP14 1WF

Thank you,

The Farmers Guide Team