Connecting farming groups

It is important to stay connected within the farming community through personal relationships within the family as well as through rural networks.

Farming cooperatives

  • A cooperative is a business controlled and owned by members who share the profits equally, all working towards a common goal. There are over 400 farming Cooperatives in the UK with around half of UK farmers being involved in these businesses.
  • Cooperatives UK have created a downloadable resource on agricultural cooperatives listing the 25 largest farming cooperatives in the UK: Report on the co-operative agriculture sector 2016, click here to view. Download below.

Innovative Farmers

  • Find a group of innovative farmers near you and join their network: Find a group.

Farming Connect

  • Farming Connect is a Knowledge Transfer, Innovation and Advisory Service for farming and forestry businesses in Wales funded through Welsh Government, aimed at transforming the business prospects of thousands of farmers and foresters in Wales.
  • The Farming Connect live tweet feed can be seen to to the right of this page:
  • Agrisgôp – Agrisgôp is a programme registered under Farming Connect for farm and forestry businesses in Wales: Agrisgop


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