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Younger farmers invited to use for NI regenerative farming bursary

Younger farmers with an curiosity in regenerative agriculture are being invited to use for a brand new management growth programme in Northern Eire.

NextGen-ReRen 2024 goals to assist younger farmers to develop their understanding of regenerative farming, problem the established order and improve their enterprise confidence.

This new programme is being facilitated by the Meals Farming and Countryside Fee (FFCC) and funded by the Esmee Fairbairn Basis.

See additionally: Regenerative agriculture: What does the proof say?

It’s designed to empower the following technology of regenerative farmers to construct a brand new group of follow on the journey to a extra sustainable future for meals, farming and the countryside.

Farmers aged between 25 and 35 are being supplied the prospect to take up a £3,000 bursary place on a five-day residential course at Belle Isle Fortress in Libellaw, County Fermanagh, from 26 February to 1 March 2024 and a following three-year programme. 

Tutors and coaches for the NextGen-ReGen residential course embrace Joel Williams, Helen Keys, Heather Wildman, Professor John Barry and Ian Marshall, with many improbable farmers offering their experience, together with Bronagh O’Kane, Blatnaid Gallagher, John Atkinson and Clive Vivid.

The £3,000 price for every of the 20 members shall be absolutely lined as a bursary to assist kickstart a widescale transition to regenerative farming in Northern Eire.

The residential course shall be adopted by eight one-day occasions over three years.

Purposes shut on Friday 15 December.

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