Agri-leadership bursary – apply now

Future Farmers of Yorkshire are offering a bursary place, including overnight accommodation, to attend the national AHDB AgriLeader Forum 2024 at Hilton Manchester Deansgate on 30-31 January 2024.

Entitled ‘Playing Your Field’, the event and bursary places are open strictly to AHDB levy payers.

Setting the scene for a fascinating two days, the organisers say:

While taking time out of your business might seem like an impossible task, the benefits you can reap from doing so are priceless: hear from inspirational, world-renowned speakers, network with like-minded farmers, be challenged and motivated in equal measure.

Arm yourself with the tools you need to drive your business forward, take time to reflect and plan, have a great time and recharge your batteries.

Not attended an AgriLeader Forum before?

Future Farmer Natalie Moore was our 2023 bursary recipient and she reported that she had a great experience.

The whole conference was about becoming a better leader, changing the way you think, learning to listen to and value the opinions of others around you and ultimately work better as a team.

The conference definitely got you thinking, it was well worth going to and as usual with all these events that Future Farmers fund members to go to, I came away with a few new friends and I would like to thank Future Farmers and the Yorkshire Agricultural Society for the opportunity to go. I would definitely go again.

And, courtesy of AHDB’s YouTube channel, here’s a flavour of the 2023 event:

How to apply for a bursary place

Interested members of the Future Farmers of Yorkshire are asked to send a short film or 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 by noon on Friday 5 January 2024.

Since 2010, the Future Farmers of Yorkshire has been bringing together like-minded farmers, vets and industry professionals, supporting them by providing a platform for debate and the sharing of ideas.

The group is supported by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society and is open to everyone within the industry.

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