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 [...]

Environment Secretary to Attend Yorkshire Farming Conference

Michael Gove, Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs will be guest speaker at a conference organised by the Yorkshire Food, Farming and Rural Network. [...]

YAS Celebrates Support for St Michael’s Hospice as it Hits 30

The Yorkshire Agricultural Society is celebrating a special partnership with Saint Michael’s Hospice as it reaches its 30th anniversary. The Society has become an ambassador for the hospice after [...]

Cheese lovers at the Great Yorkshire Show raised over £6000 to help the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

An auction at the Cheese and Dairy Section of the show raised a whopping £6,403.25 which was handed over to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance outside the Yorkshire Event Centre today. The auction is [...]

Yorkshire in Bloom Wins for Showground

The Great Yorkshire Showground and Harrogate Caravan Park have both scooped gold in Yorkshire in Bloom. The showground and the onsite caravan park took the highest accolade in the prestigious [...]

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