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Young Farmers' Club

Gleno Valley YFC club dinner

Gleno Valley YFC held their annual club dinner and prize giving on Saturday 3rd February in Larne Rugby Club.

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Kilraughts YFC who have made it through to perform at the YFCU arts festival gala

YFCU looks forward to arts festival gala 2018

The YFCU’s Arts Festival, sponsored by NFU Mutual Insurance Society Limited, recently took place and saw 12 performances from young farmers’ clubs who took to the stage to perform a short drama piece which the members wrote and produced themselves.

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YFCU members are pictured at the Massey Ferguson Beauvais factory which they visited as part of the annual agri study trip

YFCU members enjoy agri study trip to France

A group of 39 members from the YFCU recently travelled to Beauvais in France as part of their annual agri study trip which was kindly sponsored by leading farm machinery brand, Massey Ferguson.

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Members of Randalstown YFC who took part in this year's arts festival competition

Success for Randalstown YFC

Randalstown YFC have had great success in this year’s heats of the arts festival competition gaining a place in the arts festival gala in the Millennium Forum in Londonderry.

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The first place winning photograph in the YFCU annual photographic competition was taken by Robbie Cooper from Ballymiscaw YFC

Ballymiscaw YFC snap top prize in photo competition

Members of the YFCU took up the challenge to capture an image that would scoop them a prize in the Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster annual photographic competition sponsored by Emerald Isle Recycle.

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A Glarryford YFC club meeting

Garvagh Young Farmers’ Club to celebrate 80th anniversary

2018 marks the 80th anniversary of Garvagh Young Farmers’ Club.

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YFCU and UFU land mobility manager John McCallister is pictured with Danske Bank's Seamus McCormick, senior agri manager, north who will be providing support and advice on business planning and requirements to secure financial support from the bank at the Land Mobility Roadshow which will be taking place next Thursday evening (15th February) at CAFRE's Greenmount campus.

YFCU Land Mobility Roadshow to be held this coming Thursday

The Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster, with the support of Danske Bank, will be holding a land mobility roadshow event this Thursday (February 15th) evening at 8pm at CAFRE’s Greenmount campus with guest speakers Michael Haverty, senior agricultural economist, and Oliver Hall, senior farm business consultant from Andersons Farm Business Consultants.

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The Cappagh YFC team who were awarded first place in the NI Quiz, Craig Burrows, Natalie Burrows, James McKay and Katie McKay receiving their prize of £300 from Martin Convery, business development manager, Ulster Bank and Zita Blair, YFCU deputy president and quiz master for the evening

Cappagh Young Farmers gain top marks at NI Quiz

Over 180 YFCU members took part in the popular YFCU NI Quiz sponsored by Ulster Bank on Friday 2nd February at Magherafelt High School.

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Hannah McCollum (left), Gordon Crockett (middle ' club leader) and Diane Smyth (right) make a cheque presentation to Air Ambulance NI

City of Derry YFC host a Big Celebration

Recently, over 200 people came together at Lisahally Market, Co Londonderry, to take part in City of Derry YFC’s Stock at the Docks event.

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Pictured are: Back row, left to right: Hannah Shaw, Katharine Tougher, Leah Rodgers, Charley McGrory, Caroline Lyons and April Rooney. Front row, left to right: Sarah Breen Friends of the Cancer Centre, Nicola Edgar, Lucy Rodgers and Aisling Gibson NI Cancer Fund for Children Missing from photograph: Rebecca Anderson, Rachel Carlisle and Erin Gabbie

Spa YFC girls go ‘a cut above the rest’ for fundraiser

Spa YFC have raised a magnificent £6,161.80 for two charities, Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children and Friends of the Cancer Centre.

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Trillick and District YFC make a cheque presentation to Ellie's Retreat

Trillick and District YFC make cheque presentation

At a recent meeting of Trillick and District YFC members were delighted to present a cheque for £2,000 to local charity Ellie’s Retreat which provides holidays at Castle Archdale, Co Fermanagh for parents and families bereaved through the loss of a child.

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Winner of the YFCU silage making competition, Connor Cochraine from Moycraig YFC (middle) is pictured with judges Mary-Jane Robinson from Thompsons Feeding Innovation and Sammy Hill from Randalstown YFC

Moycraig YFC’s Conor is crowned the YFCU’s silage making champion

Connor Cochraine from Moycraig YFC has been named the winner of the Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster 2018 silage making competition sponsored by John Thompson and Sons Limited.

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Prizewinners at Lisnamurrican YFC's 77th annual club dinner and dance

Lisnamurrican YFC club dinner 2018

Lisnamurrican YFC held their 77th annual club dinner and prizegiving in the Royal Court Hotel on Saturday 20th January 2018 with 122 members in attendance.

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Pictured outside Ulster Bank Headquarters are Cormac McKervey, Ulster Bank's senior agricultural manager NI and Gemma Dickey, member of Randalstown YFC

YFCU NI Quiz sponsored by Ulster Bank to take place this Friday

YFCU members are preparing to compete in the popular YFCU Ulster Bank NI Quiz.

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President urges farmers to take extra care with slurry

President urges farmers to take extra care with slurry

With the closed period for spreading slurry coming to an end at midnight on 31th January (today), YFCU president James Speers is urging farmers to take extra care when working with slurry.

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Members of Cappagh YFC at their 'a la carte' night

Christmas fun at Cappagh YFC

Now that the Christmas season is over, and Cappagh YFC have hit January its time to look back on the wonderful month Cappagh YFC had in, out and about in December.

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County Tyone YFC officials, pictured with guest speaker, YFCU president, Mr James Speers. Left to right are: Adam Wilson, county chairman, Cappagh YFC, Rebecca Mulligan, county secretary, Clogher Valley YFC, Natalie Burrows, county PRO, Cappagh YFC and Robert Keatley, county treasurer, Derg Valley YFC

Co Tyrone annual dinner

On Friday, 20th October 2017, Co Tyrone YFCU members headed off to the Silverbirch Hotel in Omagh for the annual county dinner.

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David Cairns, agency development manager from arts festival sponsor NFU Mutual, is pictured with Corrina Fleming, YFCU programmes co-ordinator to launch the YFCU arts festival which will begin on February 14th at Ballymoney High School.

YFCU gets ready for arts festival

Members of the YFCU are all set to perform at this year’s Arts Festival which is kindly supported by NFU Mutual Insurance Society.

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The YFCU are pleased to announce that Massey Ferguson have renewed their platinum sponsorship with the organisation. Pictured, left to right, at the Harry Ferguson Memorial Garden in Growell is Sean McAvoy, Massey Ferguson field technical manager, YFCU president James Speers and Campbell Scott, director, marketing services and PR, Massey Ferguson EME

Massey Ferguson continues platinum sponsorship with YFCU

The Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster are delighted to announce Massey Ferguson, one of the world’s leading tractor brands, have renewed their platinum sponsorship for the association.

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Pictured with YFCU vice president Peter Alexander (fourth from left) are the winners of the 2018 ten pin bowling trophy, Spa YFC: Hannah Shaw, James Ferguson, Nicola Edgar and Matthew Patterson and Matthew Cleland

Spa Young Farmers’ Club crowned ten pin bowling champions 2018

The Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster annual ten pin bowling competition sponsored by Northern Counties Co-Operative Enterprises Ltd (NCCE) recently took place at Lisburn Bowl and Brunswick Movie Bowl.

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