Young Farmers' Club

Great turnout for YFCU golf day

The fourth annual YFCU golf day saw 28 intrepid young and not so young farmers descend on Portadown Golf Club in the heart of Co Armagh.

Derg Valley YFC tractor run

Derg Valley YFC barbecue and Omagh Show dance

Once again, Omagh Show is just around the corner and Derg Valley YFC are preparing for a very busy weekend of competitions, cooking and having fun.

Pictured is Emma Rodgers who was the winner of the junior category of YFCU home management final last year. The competition which is sponsored by Calor Gas and the NI Pork and Bacon Forum will be holding the 2017 finals on Monday, June 19th at Dungannon Integrated College

YFCU home management finalists 2017 announced

The 2017 YFCU home management final, sponsored by Calor Gas and the Northern Ireland Pork and Bacon Forum will take place on Monday, June 19th at Dungannon Integrated College.

YFCU members ready to take part in this year’s Open Farm Weekend

YFCU members ready to take part in this year’s Open Farm Weekend

YFCU members across Northern Ireland are gearing up to help local farmers as they participate in the Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend which is taking place today (Saturday, June 17) and tomorrow (Sunday, June 18).

Members of Kells and Connor YFC who took part in the YFCU Build It competition which is supported by Tesco. The team consisted of Rachel Barr, Peter McWhirter, Sam McDonald and Alex Wylie

YFCU hold Build It Heats in association with Tesco

The YFCU Build It competition, proudly supported by Tesco, took place in venues throughout Northern Ireland on Tuesday, June 6th, 2017.

Members from Co Down young farmers’ clubs are pictured with Ulster Bank representative Simon Seaton at the dairy stock judging heats

Silage assessment county results

YFCU’s silage assessment competition sponsored by John Thompson and Sons Ltd recently took place in farms across Northern Ireland.

Members Newtownards YFC with the mayoress at the club's parents' night

Awards galore at Ards YFC

Newtownards YFC have had a jam packed spring and some members are even considering a career change after huge successes in the club’s acting performances.


Slideshow: Randalstown YFC host Boogie in the Barn 2017

Randalstown YFC Boogie in the Barn was held at the start of May.


May has been a very busy month for Dungiven YFC

Dungiven YFC kick started the month with their May Day tractor run.

Junior member of Collone YFC enjoying their day away in Lough Key, Co Roscommon

Busy times for Collone YFC

Collone YFC has been busy over the last few months taking part in various competitions such as arts festival and stock judging.

Pictured receiving their first place prize in the YFCU machinery handling competition are county  members  from  YFC and  from  YFC with YFCU president, James Speers, Paul Kelly, HSENI, and Gethin Jones from sponsor Johnston Gilpin and Co. Also pictured are representatives from Johnston Gilpin and Co and HSENI

Co Tyrone secure YFCU machinery handling title

Co Tyrone members Adam Wilson from Cappagh YFC and Henry Giles from Seskinore YFC, were celebrating at this year’s Balmoral Show after winning the YFCU machinery handling competition.

Members of Co Down YFC during their junior weekend

It’s all action for the Co Down Young Farmers

Co Down Young Farmers have had an exciting and busy start to the summer of 2017.

Member of Coleraine YFC are looking forward to their annual treasure hunt on Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Coleraine YFC to hold annual treasure hunt

Coleraine YFC treasure hunt is being held on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

Pictured are the team from Gleno Valley YFC who were crowned senior champions coming first in the YFCUs girls football final held at Balmoral Show 2017. Congratulating the girls on their achievement is YFCU president James Speers

YFCU girls’ football final

The YFCU’s popular girls’ five-a-side junior and senior football final took place at Balmoral Show.

Tug of war advanced winners: The winners of the 2017 Advanced tug of war competition, Derg Valley YFC, are pictured with Denise Rafferty from sponsor John Thompson and Sons Ltd and YFCU president James Speers

Tug of war finals at Balmoral

Co Tyrone club Derg Valley YFC proved their strength to win the advanced tug of war competition sponsored by John Thompson and Sons Ltd at this year’s Balmoral Show.

Pictured are the 12-14 age category winners in the YFCU floral art competition. From left-right: Third place winner, Erin Warden, Newtownards YFC, YFCU president James Speers, first place winner, Emma Mills, Randalstown YFC, Stephen McGill, commercial manager from sponsor, Tesco NI, and second place winner, James Johnston from Kesh YFC

YFCU floral art final at Balmoral 2017

The finals of the YFCU 2016-2017 floral art competition, supported by Tesco, took place at Balmoral Show on the Wednesday morning.


Video: Derg Valley YFC annual charity tractor run

Derg Valley YFC held their annual charity tractor run on Sunday, May 21st.

Farming News
Kesh YFC are calling out to all past members or people who were involved in the club to save the date and join them for what promises to be an evening of reminiscing and great craic

Silver linings at Kesh YFC

Kesh YFC are celebrating their 50 year anniversary this year and are marking the occasion with a dinner and evening of entertainment on Saturday 11th November in the Killyhevlin Hotel, Enniskillen.

Stock judging practice joint with Kilraughts YFC

Glarryford YFC have bloomed in the YFCU field this spring

The stock judging practices began and Glarryford YFC members joined up with Kilraughts YFC to be taught how to judge dairy cows.

Before going on stage. Back row: Lynne Montgomery, Tom Parkhill, Chloe Riley, Emma Montgomery and Lewis Crockett. Front row: Gordon Crockett, Cameron Nutt, Emma Duffy, Joel Eakin and Jemma Gamble

Club meetings, outings and competitions galore for City of Derry Young Farmers’ Club

It’s been a busy few months for City of Derry Young Farmers’ Club packed with club meetings, outings and competitions.

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