Future Farmers launch bursaries for NFU Conference 2022

Two bursary places to attend the 2022 NFU Conference are now open for applications, courtesy of the Future Farmers of Yorkshire and the National Farmers Union.

The major industry summit takes place on 22-23 February 2022 at the ICC in Birmingham.

Entitled ‘British farming: a blueprint for the future’, the conference will see a packed two days including keynotes from industry leaders, experts and political heavyweights discussing the future of agriculture and horticulture.

Apply now for a bursary place

The fully funded places include tickets, meals and accommodation.

Interested members of the Future Farmers of Yorkshire are asked to send a letter by email which sets out their background, skills and experience, along with reasons why they should be selected to attend.

Applications should be emailed to futurefarmers@yas.co.uk no later than Friday 14 January 2022.

Why the NFU Conference is a ‘must-go’

Future Farmer Alice Liddle

Alice Liddle

I would recommend going to the NFU Conference to anyone. I would advise them to throw themselves into it, speak to new people and share experiences. I would recommend them to come armed with questions and to ask them in the Q & A time.

Future Farmer Natalie Moore

Natalie Moore

I love attending things like the NFU Conference because of the people you meet there; there are some very intelligent, forward-thinking people there and I love chatting to them about what they do and what their ambitions are for the future.

I heard somebody recently say that you need to surround yourself by people you aspire to be like and I always come away from these events with a new-found enthusiasm; it always puts the fire back in my belly.

To anyone else who gets the chance to attend, it is a great place to meet people, make sure you take the opportunity to chat to as many people as possible.

You will learn a lot and despite some of the debates being fairly lengthy there is plenty of time to relax and have fun!

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