Upcoming Opportunities

If you are interested in the rural side of YFC, there are a number of opportunities on offer for you;

Wales YFC Agricultural Bursary in association with The Worshipful Livery Company of Wales

Chance to win £1000 to contribute to a new or existing agricultural venture.

The Worshipful Livery Company of Wales promotes education, science and the fine arts in Wales.  The Guild generously donates £1000 to Wales YFC to help support young people in the Welsh agricultural industry.

Entries open – Thursday 23rd July 2020
Closing date – Friday 18th September 2020
Interview Date (for shortlisted entries) tbc

For more information and an entry form contact Sian Thomas sian.thomas@yfc-wales.org.uk
01982 553502

Open to current or past members of Wales YFC aged between 16 & 30 years old.

  • Are you a Welsh Young Farmer?
  • Do you see your future in agriculture?
  • Do you have an idea of how to sustain that future through developing a new or existing venture?
  • Would £1000 help you to make this happen?

If so, then apply for this bursary today!

Possible examples:

  • Buying a new breed of sheep to lamb earlier to break into a new market.
  • Buying young calves and rearing them to enhance your cattle herd.
  • Buying a piece of equipment / machinery that would make tasks easier and more efficient in your own business and that could potentially become an income stream by doing the same task on other farms.
  • Converting to a different sector.
  • Paying for a training course to learn a new skill that will benefit the business.

We would like to thank The Worshipful Livery Company of Wales