Farming is Changing

The Journey Ahead

The latest publication by The Farming Community Network, The Journey Ahead, will help you plan for the future of your farm business.

It includes input from more than 40 different organisations and experts across agriculture.

Through Q&As, articles, guidance and case studies, the publication contains a wide range of information sourced from industry experts around areas such as financial security, succession planning, diversification, retirement, mitigating TB, farm safety, wellbeing and more.

Latest Initiatives

Farming Connect has established a new MENTORING SCHEME for farmers and foresters who will be able to receive guidance and advice from their peers on a wide range of topics.

Eligible mentees can access 15 hours of fully funded mentoring services with their chosen farming or forestry mentor. Find out more.

BUSINESS BOOT CAMP – A Fully Funded Residential Course

Help and advice from Farming Connect on how to get a foot on the agricultural ladder. Click here.

Time to Plan

FCN’s ‘Time to Plan’ initiative in 2020 was all about supporting and encouraging people through change, and it’s still relevant today. To take a look back at it, Click here

Farming Connect – Apply for advice now!

  • Farming Connect offer one-to-one confidential advice to move your business forward. This can include advice on Brexit, Covid 19 and changes to farm payments.
  • Visit Farming Connect’s website here to browse the list of approved Advisory Service consultancy firms and categories of advice available.
  • Make sure you are registered with Farming Connect and eligible – you can do this by calling your local development officer or calling the Farming Connect Service Centre on 08456 000 813.

Farming Connect on a bi-monthly basis publish the Farming Connect Technical Publication which gives a quick overview of their projects, click here to view.

Further Resources

NFU – The Future of Food 2040, click here.

WEBINAR: Welsh Government Consultation – The Agriculture in Wales White Paper

  • Farming Connect and James Owen, Welsh Government gave a presentation on the Agriculture in Wales White Paper.
  • The Agriculture in Wales White Paper sets out the plans for what may be the biggest change in agriculture policy in decades. 
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