Younger members

16 May 1997




Younger members

&#8226 The membership is becoming younger with an increase in the 10-15 years age group.

&#8226 Members input is less that 25% of national income, said vice-chairman Andrew Wood-ward who proposed the 4% increase in levy which will take effect from Jan 1998.

&#8226 The Rural Starters Register linking young people looking for opportunities with those able to supply them is beginning to take effect with the first "match" involving a county council farm in Wales.

&#8226 Competitions day is to become a national event with something for everyone whether or not they are competition finalists.

&#8226 A carcass judge of the year competition will take place at the National Prime Stock Show.


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