YFCU

Young farmers plan 24-hour plough in 60-year-old tractor

Young farmers plan 24-hour plough in 60-year-old tractor

It might be a bit rusty around the edges and pack a tiny 25hp, but young farmers in the Northern...

July 14, 2021

YFCU to benefit from £270,000 ‘investment in the future of farming’

YFCU to benefit from £270,000 ‘investment in the future of farming’

Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) has secured a £270,000 grant to provide agricultural training, personal development and rural development...

May 17, 2021

2021 YFCU Club of the Year announced

2021 YFCU Club of the Year announced

Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) has announced the winner of its 2021 Club Of The Year competition. Winning club,...

April 16, 2021

YFCU elects Glarryford man as new president

YFCU elects Glarryford man as new president

Young Farmers Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) members have elected Glarryford YFC member Peter Alexander as their new president. More than...

April 16, 2021

YFCU reports losses at both club level and headquarters

YFCU reports losses at both club level and headquarters

Northern Ireland’s largest rural youth organisation, YFCU, is bracing itself to notify members of losses at both headquarters and club...

April 7, 2021

YFCU AGM: Who’s in the running for this year’s top jobs?

YFCU AGM: Who’s in the running for this year’s top jobs?

Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) members are in for an exciting AGM next month. With Zita McNaugher reaching the...

March 23, 2021

Poots outlines future for NI agriculture to YFCU conference

Poots outlines future for NI agriculture to YFCU conference

The first of four webinars, making up the 2021 Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) Agri-Food Conference, saw Agriculture Minister...

January 26, 2021

Winners of NI farming for climate change competition announced

Winners of NI farming for climate change competition announced

The winners of a new competition to encourage young farmers to share their most innovative ideas to address climate change...

January 18, 2021

Rural youth organisations to appoint new ‘Covid officers’ in every club

Rural youth organisations to appoint new ‘Covid officers’ in every club

There will be no passing a mandarin from mouth to mouth at new members’ nights this year as the island’s...

August 25, 2020

YFCU members elect new vice-presidents over Zoom

YFCU members elect new vice-presidents over Zoom

Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) has elected its new presidential team to lead the organisation from 2020 to 2021....

July 18, 2020

Across the Hedgerow: Rural lockdown companionship service launched in NI

Across the Hedgerow: Rural lockdown companionship service launched in NI

Two rural bodies have joined forces to set up a new project to support older and vulnerable people in Northern...

April 16, 2020

NI’s Next Generation forum reopens for applications

NI’s Next Generation forum reopens for applications

Applications are now open for the latest traunch of Northern Ireland’s Next Generation Development Forum. Run by the Ulster Farmers’...

January 23, 2020

Northern Ireland’s Land Mobility Programme initiates second phase

Northern Ireland’s Land Mobility Programme initiates second phase

Northern Ireland’s Land Mobility Programme has moved into its second phase. It follows a two-year pilot, during which 28 ‘arrangements’...

November 27, 2019

Young Farmers get geared up for Balmoral Show: Here’s what they have lined up

Young Farmers get geared up for Balmoral Show: Here’s what they have lined up

From sheep shearing to pencil-making and agri-business talks – the Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) has a packed Balmoral schedule. Here’s...

May 7, 2018

Glarryford clinches top club title at young farmers’ AGM

Glarryford clinches top club title at young farmers’ AGM

A Co. Antrim club has clinched this year’s Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) Club of the Year title at...

April 29, 2018

YFCU’s 2 new VPs set to be elected this weekend

YFCU’s 2 new VPs set to be elected this weekend

Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) members are set to elect two new vice presidents to the organisation’s presidential team...

April 20, 2018

YFCU president: Young Farmers’ Payment changes ‘correct an imbalance’

YFCU president: Young Farmers’ Payment changes ‘correct an imbalance’

Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) president James Speers has welcomed changes to the Young Farmers’ Payment (YFP) meaning all...

February 5, 2018

Northern land mobility scheme secures first match

Northern land mobility scheme secures first match

It’s not quite Valentine’s yet but Northern Ireland’s land mobility scheme has already managed to make its first match in...

January 28, 2018