Upcoming events and webinars:
Farming Connect has created a timetable of webinars and activities on a daily basis to replace those that would’ve been taking place in person, click here to find out more.
Certain on-site events are coming back, all on-site events with Farming Connect are held according to current Covid-19 guidelines, click here to find out more and to book.
The DPJ Foundation free mental health awareness in agriculture sessions
The DPJ Foundation has organised free, on-line, mental health awareness sessions for people who work in agriculture or are in roles that support the farming community. This session will talk about the main factors causing stress in agriculture and will help you to spot the signs of poor mental health, know how to open a conversation with someone who is struggling, understand the support that’s available and how to access it. The session will also cover suicide prevention and some self-care tips, including how to improve your own resilience.
Next Dates for Training: 9th September; 16th September; 11th October. Click here to find out more and book.
Royal Welsh Show webinars
If you missed the NFU Cymru webinars over the virtual Royal Welsh Show, you can watch them again, click here.
AHDB mental wellbeing webinars – AHDB hosted a weekly series of 6 webinars focussing on mental health and wellbeing for those working in and with the agriculture and horticulture sectors, supported by Co-op Farming & Food. All webinars can be viewed, click here.
AHDB Farm events and agricultural shows – Click here to keep up to date with the AHDB webinars, events and shows coming up.
The Farming Advice Service
The Farming Advice Service is running a range of informative webinars over the coming weeks. From farming rules for water to heading towards net zero emissions in agriculture, you can view and book onto the webinars here.
AHDB webinar on ‘Mental health in farming: where next?’
- In this webinar, AHDB discusses how to raise awareness of mental health for those working in and with the agriculture and horticulture sectors.
- Guest speaker Aarun Naik speaks about his Nuffield research on achieving change in attitudes towards mental health and farmer Will Evans shares his personal experience of struggling with poor mental health and the importance of viewing mental health in the same light as your physical health.
- Watch below or here.
Time to Change Wales
- There are lots of events taking place throughout Wales to help tackle discrimination
- Find out if there is one near you, click here.
DEFRA Future Farming Podcast
DEFRA Future Farming Podcast, click here to listen.
Eat Farm Now
The Eat Farm Now website will direct you to the best podcasts, blogs, stories, videos from passionate industry groups, farmers, chefs etc from around the world, click here to find out more.
The Farmer Network
The Farmer Network supports farmers and their businesses, addressing queries and challenges that they have in their businesses. Their website can be found here.
NFU Mutual – Ahead of the Field
NFU Mutual have launched a series of podcasts, proving an insight into farm business topics, click here.
InContact – Syngenta
A monthly podcast hosted by Syngenta, covering topics within the agricultural industry, both in the UK and globally, click here.
Rock and Roll Farming
Farming podcast hosted by Will Evans – ‘Wanna get to know the people who produce the food that you eat?’ click here.
Over the Farm Gate
Join Farmers Guardian Editor Ben Briggs, and Head of News and Business Olivia Midgley, for weekly thought provoking and lighthearted debate around the key issues affecting farming, food and the countryside right now. Click here.
Ear to the Ground Podcast
The ‘Ear to the Ground’ podcast, the first of its kind to be available in both Welsh and English, shares technical information, advice, support and inspiration to the farming community in Wales, click here.
Agrii – Tramlines
New podcast with Agrii, leading provider of agronomy services, technology and strategic advice. Agrii chat about agriculture, the environment and latest trials news fortnightly, with host Tony Smith. Click here to listen.