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See news, video, photos and conference reports from the National Federation of Young Farmers Club’s AGM and convention previously held annually in Torquay and Blackpool. Look back on some of our happiest memories from the fancy dress parties and hilarious dance moves to our dabbing masterclass.

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10 pieces of advice for young people starting in agriculture

Experienced entrepreneurs had plenty of advice for the next generation at the NFYFC Annual Convention (4-6 May), offering insights into farming’s challenges – and how to overcome them.  We asked…

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Newton St Cyres YFC take top award

Newton St Cyres was named 'Club of Convention' at the National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs' AGM. The Devon club was awarded the title by the NFYFC in this new…

YFC 2017: Dorrington - ‘We’re like dolphins’

One of the best aspects of Young Farmers’ Clubs is the diversity of members. It’s an incredibly inclusive organisation with people joining from all sorts of backgrounds. What they do share…

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Young Farmers to vote on NFYFC’s 50% levy increase plan

Young Farmers will have their say on a proposal to increase their membership levy by 50% at the national federation's AGM this weekend. The controversial motion, which amounts to members paying…


"Party's over" – YFC members react to Convention being axed

Young farmers have reacted with anger and sadness at the decision to axe the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) Annual Convention for good. After 50 brilliant years, the…


7 things not to miss at the 2018 NFYFC Annual Convention

There are only a few days left until thousands of Young Farmers rock up in Blackpool for the 2018 Annual Convention – three days of celebrating everything that makes YFC…


Wasps' James Haskell on his love of rugby, music and JCBs

Rugby union star James Haskell has been announced as the Sunday night headline DJ at the National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs Annual Convention in Blackpool on 6 May. The 75…

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Creativity, consumers and CAP – advice from the YFC AGM

The theme of this year’s Agri Forum was Living for today – striving for tomorrow, advising farmers how to seize a better future. The topics raised by National Federation of…

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Young Farmers vote bigger-than-proposed levy increase

NFYFC members voted to increase to its membership levy by more than the initially proposed 50%, although the rise will be spread across three years. An amendment put forward by…


Yorkshire FYFC no-confidence bid fails – what now?

The Yorkshire Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs will meet this evening (25 October) to discuss its next steps in its ongoing clash with the National Federation. The executive committee meeting…


Convention cancelled: NFYFC calls time on popular weekend

The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) will no longer hold its annual convention after half a century of events, following a review of the popular weekend. The NFYFC’s…


YFC members identified in Blackpool antisocial incidents

Some young farmers involved in antisocial behaviour incidents during the annual convention in Blackpool have been identified - and NFYFC has vowed to take swift disciplinary action. The organisation's chief officer…

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Video: Young farmers filmed intimidating Blackpool residents

The chairman of the National Federation of Young Farmers Club's (NFYFC) has apologised for the intimidating antisocial behaviour of some of its members on the streets of Blackpool during the…


Video: James Haskell plays ‘cock or bull’ at YFC AGM

The Farmers Weekly team caught up with rugby star James Haskell ahead of his headline DJ set on the closing night of the 2018 Young Farmers Convention (4-6 May) and challenged…


Video: 8 hilarious dance moves of NFYFC’s Annual Convention

Young Farmers have the best dance moves in the world – fact. To prove it, we have eight shining examples of the flair, energy and creativity that make their boogies…

Video: Pints of milk and miles of smiles in Blackpool

The sun shone down on weary young farmers at the NFYFC Annual Convention in Blackpool as a late Friday night gave way to Saturday. After tucking in to full English…

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