All training courses subsidised by up to 80% for registered individuals

Wide range of short courses available

Network of approved training providers located throughout Wales 

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Fully-funded sampling and advice clinics on a range of topics. Each Farming Connect registered business is eligible to apply for up to two clinics. Clinics will be delivered by independent consultants and all advice will be confidential. Apply here

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 view some of the topics that are available 

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

| Publications
FC - Issue 3 - October - December 2023
Below is the 3rd issue of the Farming Connect Technical Publication since the launch of the new…
| News
Impressive and innovative business proposal wins Erin the Agri Academy Farm Challenge Award
27 November 2023   A young sheep farmer’s vision for a newly acquired farm, to create the…
| News
Farming Connect launches a series of ‘masterclasses’ for farmers across Wales
22 November 2023   Farmers in Wales looking to improve their technical or business knowledge…
| Podcasts
Episode 89 - Is joint venture the answer to an ageing industry?
Alison Harvey presents a panel discussion between a member of the Agri Academy Alice Bacon and Anna…


1 Dec 2023
Sheep Lameness Workshop
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4 Dec 2023
Optimising Fertility - Managing the Dairy cow from drying off to submission
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5 Dec 2023
Matt Harding- Focusing on results
 Matt Harding, 2021 Sheep Farmer of the year,...
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