Autumn Journal packed with Club content

The Autumn issue of the Farmers Club Journal reports on the Royal Welsh Show, Club golf, food’s role in healing communities, commodity risk management, Brexit, a Yorks farm shop’s success and the growth of rural tourism.

The full issue can be viewed on the Farmers Club website here


The Autumn edition of the Farmers Club Journal – now arriving with members – profiles the hugely successful Royal Welsh Show (p6), how farmers can better protect themselves against the vagaries of world markets (p8), and the inspiring story of a Yorks farm shop’s rapid growth (p16).


The Journal also reports on the controversial views of a senior Defra advisor who urges farmers to up-skill ahead of Brexit-induced changes to farm policy and trade (p10)


Amongst the many Club activities detailed are the Great Yorkshire Show Reception (p5), an August visit to Clarence House in London and the Theatre Royal afterwards (p5), the Under 30s Pimms event, which included a fascinating talk on NZ farming (p20), and the very well-supported Farmers Club Golf Society (p12).


Further items include an insight into IT developments at the Club (p5) and the latest bedroom refurbishments (p4), Chef’s visit to Packington Free Range pigs and poultry in Staffordshire (p19), and an Under 30s look at the success of the Mash Direct ready-prepared vegetables business in Northern Ireland (p21).


The Journal also provides details of the Club’s 175th Anniversary Celebration Dinner on Friday 8th December, an evening at Cirque du Soleil in the Royal Albert Hall on Friday 26th January 2018 and a special visit to the Charles I Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts on Friday 2nd February 2018.