Vast untapped potential for rural tourism in Yorkshire

Income from tourism in the Yorkshire countryside can be boosted if rural businesses capitalise on a growing desire for authentic experiences. That was the message from Yorkshire Dales marketeer [...]

Nuffield Scholar to study how regenerative farming can increase profit

A Yorkshire farmer has been awarded a Nuffield Scholarship to study how the introduction of livestock onto arable farms can heal soils, have a net positive impact on the earth and make financial [...]

Lord Lieutenant to give positive farming message at Plough Service

Yorkshire’s farming community will be celebrated at Ripon Cathedral with the support of the Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire. Johanna Ropner will give an address at the Cathedral’s traditional [...]

Last Tickets Remaining for Two Big Yorkshire Farming Events

Two inspirational farming events will be held at the Pavilions of Harrogate next month – with last few tickets remaining! The Women In Farming annual conference will feature a series of guest [...]

Prince’s Countryside Fund Supports YAS Farmer Health Checks with £10K Grant

Free farmer health checks run by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society have been given a £10,000 boost. Thanks to funding from The Prince’s Countryside Fund, the YAS can now roll out more free [...]

The Farm Retail Association Announces Yorkshire Agricultural Society As New Management Team

The Farm Retail Association (FRA) has announced its appointment of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society (YAS) as its new management team. YAS’s appointment by the national body which represents [...]

Revolutionary New Look for the YAS

The Yorkshire Agricultural Society can today reveal a whole new look, with the launch of a contemporary new logo and website to drive the charity forward. While the traditional YAS crest will [...]

Scholarship Funds Research Into Beef Production

A Yorkshire farmer has been awarded a Nuffield Scholarship to study how to increase profits and productivity in beef herds. Sarah Pick, aged 29, who was brought up on a family farm in Tadcaster [...]

Future Farmers Event to Prepare for Brexit

Agricultural experts will headline an event at the Pavilions of Harrogate, organised to prepare farmers for Brexit. Sir Peter Kendall, Chair of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board, [...]

Leading Actress Headlines Women In Farming Event

Actress and writer Kate Willoughby will headline a Yorkshire Agricultural Society event which celebrates women in farming. Proud of her North Yorkshire farming roots, Kate will be guest speaker [...]

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