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YOUNG FARMERS

Survey reveals how young farmers view their future

Young people are often pessimistic about opportunities to live and work in rural areas, and are worried about their long-term future amid Covid-19, a study by the National Federation of…

FARMERS APPRENTICE

Farmers Apprentice 2020: Bootcamp in pictures

The 10 finalists have battled it out at bootcamp. It was a full-on week which saw them put through their mental and physical paces as they vied to take home…

FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Hare coursers spark competitive spirit

Two new exciting prizes will be presented at the Farmers Weekly Awards when they finally happen. The first will be the Puritan Cup (sponsored by Matt Hancock), awarded to the…

FARMLIFE

Thanking farmers: 8 months of the #FeedTheNation campaign

Over the past eight months the Farmers Weekly #FeedTheNation initiative has championed the crucial role our farmers have played to keep the nation fed during one of the worst public…

FARMLIFE FRAMED

Submit your shots for Farmers Weekly's photo competition

Farmers Weekly's 2020 photo competition is now open – so don't delay submitting your rural pictures. Open for entries until 15 November, this flagship annual contest is giving amateur photographers…

YOUNG FARMERS

Become a Farmers Weekly ‘young farmer’ columnist

Farmers Weekly is on the hunt for young people to join its stable of columnists. Whether you’re a student, in business on your own, working on the family farm or…

Young farmers

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FARMLIFE

Video: Farmers Apprentice 2020 begins

Hundreds of young people applied for this year's Farmers Weekly's Farmers Apprentice Bootcamp. The final 10 contestants will be put through a series of farm challenges and one winner will…

YOUNG FARMERS

Survey reveals how young farmers view their future

Young people are often pessimistic about opportunities to live and work in rural areas, and are worried about their long-term future amid Covid-19, a study by the National Federation of…

FARMERS APPRENTICE

Farmers Apprentice 2020: Bootcamp in pictures

The 10 finalists have battled it out at bootcamp. It was a full-on week which saw them put through their mental and physical paces as they vied to take home…

COLLEGES

Multi-million pound rescue bid launched to save Newton Rigg

A cross-industry group has mounted a multi-million pound rescue bid for Newton Rigg College in Cumbria, which has been earmarked for closure in July 2021. The intended closure was announced…

Flindt on Friday

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FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Hare coursers spark competitive spirit

Two new exciting prizes will be presented at the Farmers Weekly Awards when they finally happen. The first will be the Puritan Cup (sponsored by Matt Hancock), awarded to the…

FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Russian rumbled rambling in the brambles

I hesitate to start on another tale of a jolly farmer talking to complete strangers, because it’s beginning to make me look like the rural version of the man who…

#FeedTheNation

#FeedTheNation

Health and wellbeing

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HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Video: BFF 2020 champions crowned at grand final

A young farmer from Somerset and a Hertfordshire woman have been named Britain's Fittest Farmers (BFF) 2020, at the thrilling climax of the competition's grand finale. James Arney, 25, from…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Meet the 2020 Britain's Fittest Farmer finalists

A select group of farmers, agricultural workers and students from all corners of the UK are now one step closer to being crowned Britain's Fittest Farmer 2020. This year's finalists…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Video: Britain's Fittest Farmer contestants on wellbeing

Farmers and agricultural workers have come together to share their experiences of how regular exercise has promoted a more positive outlook on life on and off the farm. They were…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Britain's Fittest Farmer 2020 qualifiers: Photos and video

The farming community rallied together at the end of a difficult summer to compete in Farmers Weekly's 2020 Britain's Fittest Farmer competition last weekend (26-27 September). About 80 farmers, farm…

Videos and photo stories

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FARMLIFE

Video: Farmers Apprentice 2020 begins

Hundreds of young people applied for this year's Farmers Weekly's Farmers Apprentice Bootcamp. The final 10 contestants will be put through a series of farm challenges and one winner will…

FARMLIFE FRAMED

Submit your shots for Farmers Weekly's photo competition

Farmers Weekly's 2020 photo competition is now open – so don't delay submitting your rural pictures. Open for entries until 15 November, this flagship annual contest is giving amateur photographers…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Video: BFF 2020 champions crowned at grand final

A young farmer from Somerset and a Hertfordshire woman have been named Britain's Fittest Farmers (BFF) 2020, at the thrilling climax of the competition's grand finale. James Arney, 25, from…

FARMLIFE FRAMED

FW 2020 photography competition: Your chance to win prizes

Farmers Weekly’s 2020 Photography Competition is offering amateur snappers £500 of cash prizes and the opportunity to see their pictures published. This prestigious contest has eight categories spanning a range…