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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.

In this section:

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Business Planning

If your aim is to run a profitable, professional and sustainable business that makes best use of the latest research, developments and new technologies, you should start by producing an up to date business plan

Benchmarking (image)

Farming Connect's new approach to benchmarking will help you identify where improvements can be made within your business

Skills and Training

Develop your skills, develop your confidence- you’ll soon find new ways to develop your business

Health and Safety

“Working together to make farming safer”

Stop…think…stay safe on your farm

Mentor Directory

Matching experienced farm and forestry mentors with mentees, providing 15 hours of one-to-one support to help you meet business, technical and business objectives

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Information and guidance on joint venture options - a initiative which matches up those hoping to enter the industry with those wanting to scale down or step back

Brexit (image)

New opportunities and challenges lie ahead. Standing still is not an option if you want your business to thrive and prosper in an ever-changing political and economic landscape

Knowledge Exchange Hub

Our new interface between academics, advisory professionals, farmers and foresters, sharing best practice for the wider good of the industry

European Innovation Partnership

Providing support to projects which show innovation in linking research with farming or forestry practices


Complete a Baseline to start your journey through the Farming Connect programme

| Computer Training
IT Workshops
Fully funded workshops will teach you how to integrate the latest IT technology into your own…
| Computer Training
One-to-one tutoring for those with basic IT skills
Up to two fully funded two-hour home visits from specialist IT tutors. Training tailored to your…
| Computer Training
IT For complete beginners
A six-week training course provided via a two-hour session per week. Six computer-based modules all…
| News
It’s time to get technical - Farming Connect puts IT in the spotlight at the Winter Fair 2019
13 November 2019   We live in a digital age which is why most progressive farm and forestry…
| Technical Articles
Carbon Capture Technology – 12 methods that can be incorporated on your farm
8 November 2019   Louise Radley: IBERS, Aberystwyth University.   To meet the…
| News
Do you want to ensure your business is ready for future changes?
4 November 2019   Farming Connect offers advice to support businesses to become more…
18 Nov 2019
Reducing Mastitis In Dairy Cattle
Workshop attendees will have the opportunity to increase...
19 Nov 2019
Planning Surgery
An hour long appointment to discuss planning matters...
19 Nov 2019
Energy cost and usage review
Join Farming Connect at this interactive event with...