National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

Fun, Learning, and Achievement

Agriculture and Rural Issues steering group

Who are we?




James Hutchinson

(Wiltshire FYFC)


Vice Chairman

David Goodwin

(Warwickshire FYFC)














What to we do?

Check out the steering group and AGRI Link roles in The Bigger Picture section of The Source.

James Hutchinson

Vice Chairman
David Goodwin

Harriet Wilson

Area Representatives:

East Midlands

Alistair Hughes

Chris Sheldon


Greg Colebrook

Scott Rix


Charlotte Middlebrook

Chris Dobinson

South East

Rory Loftus

Ben Robinson

South West

Jake Sayer

James Hutchinson


Dafydd Jones

Caryl Hughes

West Midlands

Richard Mottershead

David Goodwin

Co-Options to AGRI Steering Group

Kate Wainwright
Amy Panton
NFU Next Generation Forum Rep

NFU Rep:
Kate Wainwright

CLA Rep:
David Goodwin

CEJA Reps: Charlotte Middlebrook, Kate Wainwright, Harriet Wilson, Greg Colebrook, David Goodwin, Richard Bower, Rory Loftus, Richard Mottershead, Caryl Hughes, Jake Sayer & James Hutchinson

George Baxter

Fresh Start Rep: Ben Robinson


What we do

The steering group is made up of regional YFC members who are passionate about rural life and agriculture. We care about the future of farming, the countryside and of our YFC organisation so we make things happen! Whether it’s a consultation response, new training, putting on events or representing our members, we want to make a difference!

AGRI has its own manifesto which is constantly reviewed to suit YFC members’ needs - Download it here.
What have we done?

CEJA, CLA, NFU, LEAF meetings
Giving YFC members a voice
Innovative events, training, guides, input to policy and competitions
Succession videos available for all YFCs online
British Wool
Discussion groups
Member of the European Council of Young Farmers (CEJA)
Campaigning for rural issues
AGRI Manifesto

Please share any relevant views or concerns with steering group members.


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