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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:

Business planning (image)
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

venture (image)

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

| News
Ten ways Welsh farms can reduce emissions set out in new online resource
29 November 2019   Farming Connect has launched a new interactive online resource to help…
| News
Beef farmers take control of supply chain with Agrisgôp support
29 November 2019   Collaboration is allowing three west Wales-based Beef Shorthorn…
| News
Farming Connect’s Venture programme has helped facilitate a hugely successful joint venture arrangement for two Carmarthenshire farming families
Farming Connect’s Venture programme has helped facilitate a hugely successful joint venture…
| News
Farming Connect’s Agri Academy 2019 ceremony at the Winter Fair…Business & Innovation challenge winner announced
25 November 2019   Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths,…
| Case Studies
Noble Fir could be profitable diversification for Welsh farms, says grower
22 November 2019   A Welsh Christmas tree grower is planning to grow some species…
| Computer Training
AgriWebb Farm Management Platform Workshops
AgriWebb aims to help with record keeping and reporting for lamb and beef producers by providing…
9 Dec 2019
Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) Workshop
Workshop attendees will learn about the clinical signs,...
10 Dec 2019
Planning Surgery
An hour long appointment to discuss planning matters...
10 Dec 2019
Lambing Losses Part 1 – Abortion and Nutrition
Workshop attendees will learn about the main causes...