YFCU meets DEFRA’s head of future farming policy on local farm visits

Left to right: UFU Deputy president Ivor Ferguson, YFCU and agriculture and rural Aafairs member Ian Wilsom, UFU president Barclay Bell; host farmer Alan Wallace, DEFRAs head of future farming policy, Guy Horsington, agriculture and rural affairs chair and YFCU vice president William Beattie, host farmer David Wallace, UFU deputy president Victor Chestnutt, YFCU honorary treasurer Bob Esler and UFU CEO Wesley Aston
Left to right: UFU Deputy president Ivor Ferguson, YFCU and agriculture and rural Aafairs member Ian Wilsom, UFU president Barclay Bell; host farmer Alan Wallace, DEFRAs head of future farming policy, Guy Horsington, agriculture and rural affairs chair and YFCU vice president William Beattie, host farmer David Wallace, UFU deputy president Victor Chestnutt, YFCU honorary treasurer Bob Esler and UFU CEO Wesley Aston

DEFRA’s head of future farming policy, Guy Horsington visited various farms in Co Antrim recently to meet with local farmers as well as YFCU and UFU representatives.

Representing YFCU was the chair of the agriculture and rural affairs committee and vice president, William Beattie, honorary treasurer Bob Esler and AandR member Ian Walker who shared their thoughts on farming in Northern Ireland.

Left to right: YFCU and agriculture and rural affairs member Ian Wilson; agriculture and rural affairs chair and YFCU vice president William Beattie, DEFRA’s head of future farming policy, Guy Horsington, host farmer Norman Robson and YFCU honorary treasurer Bob Esler

Left to right: YFCU and agriculture and rural affairs member Ian Wilson; agriculture and rural affairs chair and YFCU vice president William Beattie, DEFRA’s head of future farming policy, Guy Horsington, host farmer Norman Robson and YFCU honorary treasurer Bob Esler

Left to right: YFCU honorary treasurer Bob Esler; DEFRA’s head of future farming policy, Guy Horsington and UFU president Barclay Bell

Left to right: YFCU honorary treasurer Bob Esler; DEFRA’s head of future farming policy, Guy Horsington and UFU president Barclay Bell

Left to right: Agriculture and rural affairs chair and YFCU vice president William Beattie, DEFRA’s head of future farming policy, Guy Horsington, host farmer John Kennedy, YFCU honorary treasurer Bob Esler and YFCU and agriculture and rural affairs member Ian Wilson

Left to right: Agriculture and rural affairs chair and YFCU vice president William Beattie, DEFRA’s head of future farming policy, Guy Horsington, host farmer John Kennedy, YFCU honorary treasurer Bob Esler and YFCU and agriculture and rural affairs member Ian Wilson