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Transforming agri-business across Wales. Farming Connect provides farm and forestry businesses in Wales with support, advice, guidance and training on both one-to-one and group basis. Many services are fully funded, others are subsidised by up to 80% for eligible businesses.

Testimonials:

Gillian
“With the price of wool entirely dependent on the breed of sheep, thanks to the fully-funded support and guidance which we accessed through Agrisgôp, I believe that I’m finally driving the wool enterprise forward in a more sustainable direction and the whole family is excited for the future."
Gillian Williams
Tywyn
Linda
“Most importantly, early on in the process, we applied for fully funded one-to-one mentoring advice on succession planning, and that’s really why Lydia and Ed are now the proud joint owners of a new glamping pod venture which welcomed its first visitors when lockdown lifted this month."
Linda Davies
Caerphilly
business
"I now have a much better understanding of how to measure and therefore improve the productivity of my business. Understanding and using accounts intelligently is critical."
Jo Clarke
Ceredigion
Tom Evans
“I am a strong believer in benchmarking and being able to compare our growth with others is beneficial,’’ he said. “My aim is to increase our growth rate to match others.’’
Tom Evans
Pendre, Aberystwyth
marketing
"This is one of the best Farming Connect webinars we have attended. Very engaging presentation which explained the topic extremely well for a beginner like me. Sam was very knowledgeable about the subject, and suggested some very useful tips. Thank you."
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Ifan Jones
"I started to implement some of the grassland management and water efficiency recommendations in the business plan. The expert advice I was able to access through Farming Connect was first class and it gave me the confidence to proceed with my application for the SPG and invest in the farm’s future.”
Ifan Jones
Llanrhaedr ym Mochnant, Powys
Jonathon Scott
“This is still work in progress but thanks to the business plan we were able to obtain through the Farming Connect Advisory Service and Neil’s ongoing support, we are in a much stronger position to face the future with optimism."
Jonathan Scott
Wrexham
Cheryl Reeves
“Farming Connect has helped us make our business more efficient, more sustainable and more profitable, and we would not be where we are today, without such amazing, ongoing support.”
Cheryl Reeves
Bangor-on-Dee
Gwion Jones
“One of the training courses taught me how to understand and use my accounts effectively,which has enabled me to identify areas where I need to make savings and increase profit levels, which could be critical to the future sustainability of the business post Brexit.”
Gwion Jones
Machynlleth
Tom Rees
"Benchmarking get’s quite addictive once you start and I would question anyone that’s running a business who doesn’t benchmark against other businesses"
Tom Rees
Dudwell Farm, Pembrokeshire

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