YFCU meets with DEFRA’s Head of Future Farming Policy on local farm visits

9 August 2017

YFCU meets with DEFRA’s Head of Future Farming Policy on local farm visits

(L-R) YFCU and Agriculture & Rural Affairs member Ian Wilson; A&R 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

DEFRA’s Head of Future Farming Policy, Guy Horsington visited various farms in County Antrim TODAY to meet with local farmers as well as YFCU and UFU representatives. Representing YFCU was Chair of the Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, William Beattie; Honorary Treasurer Bob Esler and A&R member Ian Walker who shared their thoughts on farming in Northern Ireland.

(L-R) Agriculture & 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 & Rural Affairs member Ian Wilson.

(L-R) YFCU Honorary Treasurer Bob Esler; DEFRA’s Head of Future Farming Policy, Guy Horsington and UFU President Barclay Bell.

(L-R) UFU Deputy President Ivor Ferguson; YFCU and Agriculture & Rural Affairs member Ian Wilson; UFU President Barclay Bell; host farmer Alan Wallace; DEFRA’s Head of Future Farming Policy, Guy Horsington; Agriculture & 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.