Full YDP workshop list completed – get signed up for a workshop near you!

Full YDP workshop list completed – get signed up for a workshop near you!


It’s going to be yet another jam-packed year of Youth Development Programme workshops this summer and the full list of workshops across the UK and Ireland has now been completed.

As ever, participants will be able to gain tips and knowledge from some of the industry’s leading stockmen and women, as well as learn and perfect their stockjudging knowledge and reason giving and work towards attending the National Weekend Event in September.

Not only do these workshops provide an extensive list of activities regarding beef cattle health and welfare, nutrition, handling skills and show and sale preparation technique, those that attend will get the chance to be entered in to a prize draw for a pedigree heifer, kindly donated from Kevin Moores’ The Moss herd. More details on this heifer will be announced soon so spread the work about the workshop dates to your friends, fellow young farmers and school and college colleagues.

Dates for this year’s workshops are as follows:

East of England Showground, Peterborough, PE2 6XE

By kind permission of the East of England Agricultural Society and The East Anglia Angus Club

Date: 9th April 2016. Time: 10am

Church Farm, Finchampstead, Wokingham, Berks, RG40 4LS 

By kind permission of Alan and Rob Bishop

Date: 21st May 2016 Time: 10am

Higher Nanterrow Farm, Nanterrow Lane, Connor Downs, Hayle, Cornwall. TR27 5BP 

By kind permission of Andrew and Janet Reynolds

Date: 22nd May 2016. Time: 10am

Glassel, By Banchory, Aberdeenshire AB31 4DH 

By kind permission of Glassel Farms Ltd.

Date: 28th May 2016 Time: 10am

Gamage Hall Farm, Dymock, Glos. GL18 2AE 

By kind permission of Melview Farming

Date: 3rd July 2016 Time: 10am

North Alfordon Farm, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1RX 

By kind permission of Dudley and Stuart Luxton.

Date: 10th July 2016. Time: 10am

Liss House, Oldcastle, Co Meath, Republic of Ireland 

By kind permission of John McEnroe and Family

Date: 24th July 2016. Time: 11am

Broomstreet, Mohill, Co Leitrim, Republic of Ireland 

By kind permission of Mac Crowe and Kathryn Bradshaw

Date: 29th July 2016 Time: 11am

Westwood, Rostellan, Midleton, Co Cork, Republic of Ireland

By kind permission of John and Kate Tait

Date: 30th July 2016 Time: 11am

Lime Tree Farm, Richill, Co Armagh, Northern Ireland BT61 9QJ 

By kind permission of Robin Lamb and Family

Date: 6th August 2016 Time: 10.30am

Fauldeshope Farm, Ettrickbridge, Selkirk. TD7 5HB 

By kind permission of Buccleuch Estates

Date: 7th August 2016 Time: 10am

Boreland, Kirkcowan, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, DG8 0DB 

By kind permission of Martin and Emma McCornick

Date: 13th August 2016 Time: 10am

Clarence House Farm, Yearsley, Brandsby, York. YO61 4SL 

By kind permission of Adrian and Penny Johnson.

Date: 14th August 2016. Time: 10am

Netherton Farm, Auchterarder, Perthshire, PH4 1QU

by kind permission of HW Angus and the McLaren Family

Date: 20th August 2016. Time: 10am

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