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The programme which is fully funded by Tesco was set up in 2014 and aims to support and inspire young people in UK and Irish farming.

It is available to people aged 20-35 years from all farming sectors, including new entrants and next generation farmers, who look to develop a successful future in agriculture, aquaculture and horticulture.

To date 400 young farmers have participated in the programme with 50 places available on the 12 month programme which starts in January each year.

Around 33% have been industry new entrants with the remainder next generation farmers. The programme focuses on core elements including; Business planning, obtaining land, leadership skills, personal development and understanding the supply chain.

 

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