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YFCs raise more than £10k for charity on journey to Convention

YFCs raise more than £10k for charity on journey to Convention

Travelling to Annual Convention involved missions covering land and sea for YFC members from Yorkshire, Oxfordshire and Cornwall.   The three counties have covered hundreds of miles to raise money for their chosen charities and their efforts have beaten the £10k mark. Cornwall FYFC set off from Click to read more...

Your 2017 Convention Packing Guide

Your 2017 Convention Packing Guide

Buried in a packing frenzy? Trying to find your toothbrush and enough clean pants for three days by the seaside? If you’ve emptied your wardrobe looking for your fave top and have given up searching for your flip flops – take five mins to peruse this ESSENTIAL packing guide from NFYFC. There are Click to read more...

YFC members raise thousands on way to Annual Convention

YFC members raise thousands on way to Annual Convention

Young Farmers will be raising thousands of pounds for charity on their way to Torquay by taking part in madcap fundraising challenges to reach the seaside town. Tandem cycle rides and paddling in canoes are among the missions that have been planned this year by members from Yorkshire, Oxfordshire Click to read more...

Young Farmers’ Clubs celebrate tenth Annual Convention in Torquay

Young Farmers’ Clubs celebrate tenth Annual Convention in Torquay

Leading industry figures and top broadcasters will arrive in Torquay on 21-23 April to help celebrate The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs’ (NFYFC) Annual Convention. The first time NFYFC held its Annual Convention in Torquay was 21 years ago and this year will be the tenth time the Click to read more...

Marketing gurus urge young farmers to ‘shout louder’ to make their mark

Marketing gurus urge young farmers to ‘shout louder’ to make their mark

Young farmers will be told they need to be bolder about self-promotion and be proud of their products if they want to build a successful career in the industry. This critical advice will be delivered by industry leading marketing experts who will make up the panellists at NFYFC's AGRI Forum 2017, Click to read more...

Convention Stars are community champions

Convention Stars are community champions

Community champions Newton St Cyres YFC's members are winners of the new Club of Convention competition. The YFC was chosen from all NFYFC’s competition entries as judges loved the fact this is Newton St Cyres 80th year and that they are planning loads of fundraising and community events to help Click to read more...

Entertainments finalists revealed

Entertainments finalists revealed

After a weekend of impressive performances in the Northern and Southern Regional finals of the Performing Arts competition, five counties have made it through to the final of the competition at Annual Convention in Torquay. The two highest scoring teams from the Northern and Southern Regional Click to read more...

Want your YFC to be Convention stars?

Want your YFC to be Convention stars?

Want to feel like a celebrity at Annual Convention in Torquay and have your club profiled for the world to see? Why not enter our fab competition that celebrates all that is positive about Young Farmers’ Clubs? NFYFC is looking for a YFC that is attending Annual Convention to be profiled Click to read more...

Win 2 tickets to the Massey Ferguson Lounge at Annual Convention 2017!

Win 2 tickets to the Massey Ferguson Lounge at Annual Convention 2017!

If you want to be rubbing shoulders with NFYFC’s special guests and escaping the crowds at Annual Convention 2017, then just answer our simple question to be in with a chance of winning two tickets to the Massey Ferguson Lounge. Massey Ferguson is the lead sponsor of NFYFC’s Annual Convention 2017 Click to read more...

Top DJs and bands join Convention 2017 line up

Top DJs and bands join Convention 2017 line up

Scott Mills and Chris Stark from BBC Radio 1 will return to Annual Convention for the third time to play for Young Farmers this April and will close the Convention on the Sunday night. The duo is among the five Radio 1 DJs that will entertain YFC members over the weekend in Torquay. On the Click to read more...

2016 Annual Convention - Awesome, epic, manic - and the best!

2016 Annual Convention - Awesome, epic, manic - and the best!

When an event is described by the people that attend as "Awesome" "Epic" & "Manic", you know it's been good! But that's exactly how YFC members described the 2016 Annual Convention, sponsored by Massey Ferguson. An incredible 6,200 Young Farmers from across England and Wales attended this year's Click to read more...

Greg James gives love to Wales YFC on its 80th birthday

Greg James gives love to Wales YFC on its 80th birthday

Greg James brought the house down on an incredible final night of the 2016 Annual Convention. After years of being unable to attend the event, the BBC Radio 1 DJ finally got to play a set in front of thousands of Young Farmers on club shirt night. And he had a special message for Wales YFC, to Click to read more...

Tarka Group YFC on song

Tarka Group YFC on song

Tarka Group YFC from Devon are the winners of the National Choir Finals at this year’s NFYFC Annual Convention. Judges said that standards continue to improve in the National competition and Tarka Group YFC came top out of eight entries. Each choir had to perform two songs – the first of which Click to read more...

Clun Valley YFC claim ballroom victory

Clun Valley YFC claim ballroom victory

The spiritual home of British ballroom dancing saw Young Farmers’ finest at the National Ballroom Dancing Competition finals today. Clun Valley YFC from Shropshire came first in the competition, beating off stiff competition from seven other teams. Each team had to perform a dance that included Click to read more...

Top title for Lincolnshire’s Tom at Annual General Meeting

Top title for Lincolnshire’s Tom at Annual General Meeting

Tom Wells couldn't hide his shock after being declared the 2016 Senior Member of the Year at the NFYFC's 84th Annual General Meeting. Tom, 26 and from Brigg YFC in Lincolnshire, fended off some incredibly strong competition to collect the much-coveted award, sponsored by Tama, which recognises the Click to read more...

Why Scott Mills flew from Stockholm to Blackpool JUST for Young Farmers

Why Scott Mills flew from Stockholm to Blackpool JUST for Young Farmers

Radio One DJ Scott Mills flew all the way from Stockholm to perform for Young Farmers at the 2016 Convention in Blackpool. Scott is covering Eurovision for the BBC in the Swedish capital but the pull of Convention was too big to resist so he came back to the UK via Holland – and went straight back Click to read more...

Drama delight for Joe Bowman and Brampton

Drama delight for Joe Bowman and Brampton

A harrowing account of 2001's foot and mouth crisis earned Brampton YFC of Cumbria top prize in the performing arts - drama competition, sponsored by Massey Ferguson. The club's play, titled "The Wrong Fifty", told the story of a farming family in Cumbria struggling to cope as the epidemic took Click to read more...

Darts delight for Jamie from Radnor

Darts delight for Jamie from Radnor

Jamie Poulton of Radnor YFC will celebrate in style at tonight's Annual Convention, after being crowned champion of the 2016 Fun Darts competition, sponsored by Walkabout Blackpool. Jamie (pictured right) picked up the top prize of £100 after victory in the final against Rob Flaherty of Lancashire Click to read more...

EU Referendum - in or out?

EU Referendum - in or out?

Young farmers have been discussing the future of the UK in the European Union at a special debate organised by European news agency Euractiv. Delegates at the AGRI Forum discussed the pros and cons of voters choosing to leave the EU at the referendum on 23 June. A show of hands before the debate Click to read more...

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