— News & Announcements —
On Friday evening Powys County Councillor Beverley Baynham presented the four shearers with the Powys Silver Kite Award for their recent shearing record achievement.
Friday night we kicked off with our first competition of the year Have-A-Go, kindly hosted by Pontfaen YFC.
Last night Brecknock YFC held their Annual General Meeting at the Castle Hotel Brecon. There were a few changes to the top table this year with Roger Williams standing as County President, Gethin Havard Deputy President, Rebecca Prothero County Chairman and Carwyn Pugh County Vice Chairman.
On the 9th August 2019 Brecknock YFC held a 9hour 4stand British Lamb Shearing record.
On Friday 9th August 2019 four members of Brecknock YFC set the 4 stand 9hr British Lamb Shearing record with a total of 2654 lambs shorn
Brecknock YFC win overall stock judging trophy at the Royal Welsh Show
Members from Brecknock, Radnor and Montgomery YFC completed the Powys 3 Peaks challenge on Saturday to raise funds and awareness for mental health.
A successful weekend for Brecknock YFC at National YFC Competitions weekend.
Another succesful rally for Brecknock YFC
Yesterday we held our Welsh Black Cattle Stock-judging competition at Trehenry Farm, Felinfach.
On behalf of the federation I would like to thank Martyn Thomas and Robin for hosting the event and supplying us with outstanding stock. Thank you to our judges Mr Lee Pritchard and Mr Dilwyn Jenkins, our stewards and timekeepers for giving up their time to help. Finally I would like to thank our sponsors Hay & Brecon Farmers & Lyndon Lewis LTD
Yesterday we kicked off the Pre Rally Stock-judging competitions with the Section A Welsh Mountain Pony judging.
Brecknock YFC will be holding their Annual Sports Day on Sunday at Gwernyfed High School.
On behalf of the federation I would like to thank Cradoc Gold Club, Talgarth Sawmill and Hay & Brecon Farmers for sponsoring our event. Your continued support towards the federation id very much appreciated.
Members of Brecknock YFC head to Pembroke on Saturday to compete in Wales YFC Field Day Finals.
Congratulations to Leanne Davies of Troedrhiwdalar YFC for winning this years Rally poster competition.
Congratulations to Erwood YFC on winning overall in the Winter Competitions.
Brecknock YFC Presents ‘The Great Gatsby’ Chairman’s Ball on Friday 20th September 2019 in the Old Food Hall, Royal Welsh Showground.
Brecknock, Radnor and Montgomery YFC are taking part in the 3 peaks challenge on the 13th July 2019 to raise money as well as raise awareness of Mental Health. The chosen charities are Powys Mind and DPJ Foundation.
Members of Brecknock YFC will be representing the county at Wales YFC Public speaking day on the 23rd March 2019 on the Royal Welsh Showground.
Wales YFC held their Entertainment Festival on the weekend at Theatr Hafren Newtown. Members took part in the Junior & Senior Member of the Year, Choir and Entertainment Competitions.
Brecknock YFC Choir competed yesterday at the Wales YFC Finals in Theatr Hafren, Newtown. An excellent performance from the member who know go and represent Wales at National’s finals in May.
— Forthcoming Events —
The Brecknock Federation of Young Farmers Clubs is concerned with the personal development of young people and seeks to achieve its objectives through a wide range of programmes which the members have the responsibility for designing and management of the delivery.
As a member of YFC, you will:
Meet people of your own age
Have the opportunity to make decisions and manage your own clubs
Be heard on important issues
Play a part in a caring organisation which is part of the local community
Have the opportunity to join in exciting challanges which will develop new skills