Business Support

Stanton (Farming Connect 2019 RWS 2849)

Farming Connect provides a package of support, tailored to your requirements, which will help you make well informed decisions

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Our Advisory Service provides expert, independent, confidential and bespoke advice to farm and forestry businesses


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


The biggest long-term threat to any family farm or forestry is the lack of a robust succession plan.

It's about the long-term plan for your farming or forestry business – the facts, goals and the means to achieve the best outcome for all concerned

Business Plan Template

Our Business Plan Guide will show you how to prepare a high quality plan using a number of easy to follow steps

Training Courses

Could our short training courses help you meet your business objectives?

Can we help you identify the training which would most benefit you, eligible family members and your workers?

80 training courses available all subsidised by up to 80% for registered businesses.


Our e-learning interactives cover a wide variety of topics which will help you develop new and existing skills, knowledge and improve working practices within your business

Management Exchange

Learn from best practice by visiting other successful businesses in the EU and/ or visiting delegate