I used the pounds 15,000 YESS
grant to enhance productivity," he said.
, it's here THE Young Entrants Support Scheme (YESS
) is to be extended another year, the Welsh Government has confirmed.
scheme, which is approaching its fifth year of operation, has been designed to attract new blood into the farming industry and ensure a modern, innovative and forward thinking agricultural sector in Wales.
Seventy per cent of the funds raised by the EIA Charity Golf Classic go to supporting YESS
, while Riseup House and the Leduc and District Food Bank each receive 15 per cent.
Emyr says the improvements have put the business on a sound footing as it moves forward and YESS
was the trigger for this level of investment.
7m for the YESS
scheme - it is proving increasingly popular.
provides funding to help young farmers aged under 40 who are setting up as head of a holding for the first time.
Since it began in 2010, YESS
has provided more than PS5m to around 360 young farmers.
Farmers in Powys have so far dominated YESS
applications, followed by Gwynedd and Ceredigion.
, aimed at farmers aged under 40, offers capital grants of up to PS15,000.
Rural Affairs Minister Elin Jones said: "The level of interest in the YESS
scheme demonstrates the need for targeted support for new entrants to farming.
FEBRUARY 1: Farming Connect/Young Entrants YESS
event, Meifod Country House, Bontnewydd, LL55 2TY, 7.