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Five ways for young farmers to start farming: Finding funding

In the third installment of our Five Ways series looking at how young farmers can progress in the industry, we look at funding and scholarship opportunities.


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Five ways to get in to farming: Funding & scholarship opportunities #StartingInFarming

Funding and finding money resources is one of the main obstacles young farmers face.

 

Starting up a business or progressing in the industry can be challenging without the finances behind you, yet there are many opportunities out there to give you that boost you may need.

 

Below are five ways to look in to gaining funding and scholarships, and what kind of options are available to you.


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1. Henry Plumb Foundation

 

All you need to apply for this is an idea, a strong interest in farming and the drive to become part of the industry. You do not need to be from a farming background to be considered for this.

 

Click here for more info

2. Louise Hartley's Scholarship Fund

 

This fantastic fund, set up in memory of FG's Louise Hartley, has already helped two young farmers progress within the industry. Applications do not open until Decemeber however please keep this in mind. You can read about how much it has helped Aimee Mahoy and Neil Milburn here.

3. Tesco Future Farmer Foundation

 

The Tesco Future Farmer Foundation is back once again to help young individuals realise their agricultural ambitions. Open to those aged 20-35, the aim is to help those looking to take on the family business or pursue a new rural enterprise.

 

For more info click here

4. Crowdfunding

 

It's something that is becoming more and more popular as social media is now a huge part of our lives, and when done properly, it can result in success. If you pitch your cause properly, people will get behind you.

 

You can learn more about crowdfunding here

5. Young Nuffield (Bob Matson) Award

 

This is a scholarship that is given to young scholars developing their career in Agriculture.

 

Click here for more info

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