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Do you want to venture into running your own farm or forestry business someday? Do you want to scale down or take a step back from the industry? Why not consider a joint venture?

Venture is designed to match farmers and landowners who are looking to step back from the industry with new entrants looking for a way into farming. It guides people on both sides through the key steps required to find a potential business partner. The package of support offers a matching service, mentoring, business planning and legal advice to provide guidance at every stage of establishing a joint venture.

Click on the opportunities listed below to find out more about the landowner, the farm, and the requirements of the role and/or potential for a joint venture. 

Click here to be included on the Venture mailing list and to be informed when new opportunities are listed. 

 

Current Opportunities:

Opportunity #259

Cardiff

121Ha / 300 Acres

Diversification Enterprise

No accommodation

Open to discussion

Opportunity #776

North Pembrokeshire

263 Ha’s /650 acres

2000 sheep

Possible accommodation

Open to discussion what types of agreement

Opportunity #761

Newtown

70ha

60 Welsh mule ewes

No accommodation

Open to discussion

Opportunity #785

North Monmouthshire

75 Ha / 185 acres

28 Beef Sucklers & followers

No accommodation

Share Farming Agreement

Are you a landowner looking for a business partner? 

Click here to complete a Provider Profile or contact your local Venture Officer to discuss your options for advertising your opportunity. 

If you already have a business partner in mind and don’t need to use the matching service you can skip this step to access business and legal advice straight away. For joint ventures, the advice is 100% funded up to a maximum of €1500 (euros) per party.

To discuss your requirements, contact your local Venture Officer:

Gwydion Owen, North Wales Officer - 07498055416 / gwydion.owen@menterabusnes.co.uk

Delyth Jones, South Wales Officer - 07985155670 / delyth.jones@menterabusnes.co.uk

 

MORE RESOURCES:

 

Venture Handbook

A must read for anyone interested in setting up a joint venture or considering your options for scaling back or getting on the farming ladder. Click here to read.

 

Ear to the Ground Podcast

Episode 26 - Stronger together- Neighbouring farms move from the conventional to set up a dairy joint venture

In this episode we meet two progressive farmers, Emyr Owen and Gwydion Jones who have decided to join forces and set up a spring calving herd on the hills above Llanrwst.

 


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