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New farmers award launched to highlight innovation, entrepreneurship and resilience

New farmers award launched to highlight innovation, entrepreneurship and resilience

NEWBIE researchers visit farms in Aberdeenshire (c) James Hutton Institute
"Whether they’re developing a new business on an existing farm, or starting out on their own, young people work long hours for years to make their businesses a success"
NEWBIE researchers visit farms in Aberdeenshire (c) James Hutton Institute

A new award for ‘New Entrant Farm Business of the Year’ is being offered this autumn to farmers, crofters and smallholders across the UK. The European Commission-funded NEWBIE project (New Entrant netWork: Business models for Innovation, entrepreneurship and resilience in European agriculture) is offering the award to new entrants in 8 European countries, as part of a suite of opportunities aiming to help new entrants network and develop successful businesses.

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This article was originally posted by The James Hutton Institute