The YFCU Tag Rugby heats were recently held in Portadown RFC and Ballymoney RFC - the finalists will compete at the finals on Wednesday 9th August at Ballymoney Rugby Club.
The YFCU Dairy, Beef and Sheep Stock Judging Finals sponsored by Ulster Bank and the YFCU Silage Assessment Finals sponsored by Thompsons Feeding Innovation were held at CAFRE Grennmount. Over 250 young farmers from all over Northern Ireland attended.
The theme for the YFCU AGM Disco was 'I do like to be beside the YF Seaside'
The Young Farmers' Clubs of Ulster AGM & Conference 2017 sponsored by Massey Ferguson was held on Friday 21st April and Saturday 22nd April at Armagh City Hotel
The YFCU popular Arts Festival Gala recently took place at the Millennium Forum in Londonderry. Sponsored for a number of years by NFU Mutual Insurance Society Limited, the Arts Festival Gala evening saw the top five clubs from the YFCU’s arts festival perform to a sold out crowd.
The YFCU popular Arts Festival Gala recently took place at the Millennium Forum in Londonderry. A VIP reception sponsored by Chestnutt Animal Feeds was also held before the performances.
The Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) held its second agricultural conference at the Glenavon Hotel in Cookstown. Entitled ‘Inspire’, the conference was host to a mix of formal presentations, work-shops and farm visits and was attended by over 120 delegates from all over Northern Ireland. Sponsored by Massey Ferguson and with support from the Ulster Farmers’ Union, the conference was aimed at helping attendees identify opportunities as they plan the future of their own farm businesses.
The Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster held a special one off charity event entitled YFCU’s Got Talent on Saturday 7th January at the Tullyglass House Hotel when acts from young farmers clubs all over Northern Ireland performed to a packed out crowd.
Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster members from all over Northern Ireland recently got together to continue the Calor ‘Know Your Neighbour' campaign as they ran a Christmas Toy Appeal to connect with the local community and help those in need.
YFCU clubs all over Northern Ireland are continuing to take up ‘The Grassroots Challenge’ - an exciting youth empowerment initiative which is led by Ulster Wildlife and provides young people with the skills, knowledge and confidence to give nature a helping hand in their local communities, through the delivery of ‘wild idea’ projects.
Members of the YFCU recently showcased a range of musical pieces at the association’s annual choir festival that took place at CAFRE Loughry Campus. 13 choirs took part in the festival and the large audience had the opportunity to enjoy some fine festive singing with a wide range of song choices.
We had a great turnout at the YFCU ‘What’s our future? NI agriculture outside the EU’ event supported by Danske Bank that was held in Loughry College. It was extremely informative and many thanks to our chair and panel of industry experts.