South West Farmer Awards

05 August 2016

The South West Farmer Awards give the farming industry in the South West a chance to stand up and be recognised with an emphasis on future and forward thinking farmers. Supported by industry experts, the event gives local farmers, suppliers, breeders and everyone involved in the industry the recognition they deserve for the tremendous work they do throughout the year.

Have you, or someone you know, given 100 per cent and achieved great things this year? You can nominate yourself or someone else online by Monday, August 15 2016. Would be good if we had some Cornwall YFC members nominated in the Young Farmer of the Year category!

Rally 2016

30 July 2016

On Saturday 30 th July over 400 members from across Cornwall competed at Cornwall Young Farmers’ Clubs annual county Rally.

The Rally, held at Netherton Farm, Lostwithiel by kind permission of the Hutchings family, is the highlight of the YFC year with competitions held in cookery, art, handicraft, photography, floral art, practical and sports.

The day saw over 600 entries in the static sections alone – incorporating everything from a Victoria Sponge to a decorated coat hanger to a homemade bird box! A fun practical section saw members recycle pallets in to garden furniture, demonstrate their skills at sheaf pitching and race a homemade pram around a set course before taking part in the much anticipated sports competitions such as the greasy pole, six man sack race and men’s, ladies and junior tug of war.

Stithians Show

12 July 2016

Well done to everyone who entered competitions at Stithians Show, see the overall club results on the clubs page.

Thank you to Nicola Chegwidden who has run the YFC section at the show for several years, enabling members to compete at the show in YFC static classes.

Nicola is now standing down as YFC secretary for the show, please support Rachael Benney next year who is taking over the role.

Summer Draw

28 June 2016

Each club has been given 50 tickets for the Grand Summer Draw.

Prizes include £200 cash, £100 of Cornwall Farmers Vouchers, a Cornish Hamper and Carol Service Tickets.

If you can sell as many as possible to work colleagues and at club events that would be great and much appreciated.

If you need more please let us know.

South West Area Competitions Day

28 June 2016

Huge well done to everyone who travelled to Dorset last Sunday for the South West Area Competitions Day and thank you to those who went along to support the teams.

A huge well done to Liskeard YFC for winning the Efficiency of Safety, full results can be found on full article.

Royal Cornwall Show

12 June 2016

Huge thank you to every single member who contributed towards their clubs cubicle and entered static competitions.

They all made the marquee look so wonderful and we received so many positive comments, so well done to you all.

Thank you so much to everyone who helped with teas during the three days, all the donations go to Macmillan Cancer Support which is Georgina’s charity for this year.

Congratulations to Camelford YFC for winning the over trophy.

Competitions Day

30 May 2016

We couldn’t have wished for a better day; the sun shone and we had great entries in most competitions.

Well done to all 18 clubs who turned up and competed during the day.

Huge thank you to the Chapman family for hosting us on their farm and to St Columb YFC for being a great host club & supporting the county team in organising the day.

Well done to Launceston YFC for winning the overall trophy.


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