Are you ready for a new challenge? 

If you’re ambitious, keen to develop and achieve your potential as an individual, we want YOU to apply for this year's Agri Academy!

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Use our interactive farm to discover ways to improve air quality.

The skills window is now OPEN until Friday 25th of June 2021.

…up to 80% funding for a wide range of courses

…develop your skills …develop your business

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As any progressive business person will tell you ‘do what you’ve always done and you’ll get what you’ve always got’ which is why it’s essential you plan ahead to ensure your business is resilient and fit for the future.

Support available

An opportunity to have one-to-one advice with a consultant on their specialised topic. The surgery will enable you to gain advice and guidance specific to your business. 

Click here to see some of the topics that are available 

Join us and industry experts for a wide range of topical webinars aimed at providing useful support and information to you during this uncertain time.

Click here to view our upcoming and recent webinars

Farming Connect - helping you drive your business forward

Our enhanced programme is providing support which is transforming the business prospects of thousands of farmers and foresters.

Many services are fully funded, others are subsidised by up to 80%

To benefit from all that’s now on offer, you will need to register for the programme. Individuals registered under the previous programme will need to re-register.

Check the eligibility criteria, which has now been widened to include more farmers and foresters with smaller holdings, new categories of self-employed contractors and food businesses.

With our support you could:

  • benefit from subsidised business support, tailored to your business needs
  • reduce outputs and increase efficiency across all areas of your business
  • benchmark your performance and work towards progress and growth
  • identify areas for improvement and find solutions to problems
  • develop your skills as part of our new continuing professional development/lifelong learning programme
  • keep up to date with the latest innovations in technology through industry developments and the latest research projects
  • share best practice and benefit from the knowledge of other farmers, industry experts and academic research
  • be inspired by new ideas and find more efficient and innovative ways of working

| Podcasts
Episode 44 - First generation farmers share how the Agri Academy helped build their business
This week, we join the Agri Academy on their first face-to-face meeting since the pandemic began…
| Technical Articles
Extensive livestock tracking: stewardship, security and soundness
9 June 2021   Dr David Cutress: IBERS, Aberystwyth University.   Livestock tracking…
| Dashboards
Red Meat: January 2021 – April 2021
This dashboard outlines red meat key activity undertaken across the Farming Connect programme…
| Dashboards
Horticulture: May 2020 – April 2021
This dashboard outlines horticulture key activity undertaken across the Farming Connect programme…
16 Jun 2021
WEBINAR: Sheep Lameness
Lameness in sheep causes financial losses estimated...
16 Jun 2021
WEBINAR: Demo Farm Live: Glanmynys
Join Farming Connect live from Glanmynys, Llandovery,...
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