22 September, 2017 in Industry News

The Prince's Farm Resilience Programme 2017/2018

Launched in 2016, the Prince's Farm Resilience Programme aims to help family farm businesses improve their confidence, efficiency and resilience.

It brings together like minded farm enterprises in local networks, to help them review their current activity, identify opportunities and improvements that can be made on-farm to build resilience, and to help sustain a diverse farming sector in the UK.Further information about the programme, how it was established and how it can help is available from The Prince's Countryside Fund website.

The 2017-2018 programme is being run in 15 locations around the UK, including CAFRE Enniskillen campus.

The programme consists of 5 monthly seminars which will provide business advice and support to help improve farm business.  A series of essential and practical workshops will explore the options for you, your family and farm business for a more efficient and resilient future.

The programme is limited to 15-20 members and is free to attend. It will specifically focus on the challenges faced in your local area.

The programme coordinator is Alex Crombie who is a local Rural Support mentor.  Formally employed by DARD, Alex has over 35 years' experience in a range of roles.  

If you want to know more about the programme, please contact Alex on telephone: 028 6638 8473 or mobile: 07549 844 612.

If you are interested in participating in this programme, please contact Gillian Reid or Melissa Wylie at Rural Support, telephone: 028 8676 0040 or email: gillian@ruralsupport.org.uk

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