Fertile Minds: One week left to register for young farmer business event

There is only one week left to register for Fertile Minds, a business event that aims to equip and inspire young farmers to drive forward their businesses.

Taking place at a fantastic example of farm diversification – the Rheged Centre, Penrith, Cumbria, on 27 November – this free event will leave delegates enthused and armed to run successful farming businesses.

See also: Sarah and John Dunning’s successful farm diversification

There are already some top names on the line-up, including farm minister George Eustice; one of the country’s top business coaches, Tom Nixon; hill farmers and entrepreneurs John Dunning and his daughter Sarah; a young farmer panel consisting of 2012 Farmers Apprentice winner George Brown; Nuffield scholar Rob Hodgkins; Young Farmer of the Year James Price; farm manager Kate Lord, plus many more.

There will also be an afternoon session of interactive workshops, including getting access to finance, marketing, generating business ideas, succession planning, share farming, tenancies and contract farming.

Space is limited to 150 places so you need to register by 10 October to be in with a chance of securing a place.

Find out more and register now