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Are You Looking After Your Own Future and the Future of Your Farming Business?
Established in 2020, the H&H Group’s Farmstock Futures is committed to supporting the future generation of farmers aged between 25 – 45.  And as part of its programme, it is hosting two webinars aimed at helping farmers look after both themselves and the future of their own farming enterprises. Ni
H&H Rural Roadshows: Navigating the Fields of Change
Join us for an Evening of Insights, Pie, and Peas! Are you a farmer or landowner? Does the thought of navigating the ever-changing agricultural landscape make you scratch your head? Welcome to the H&H Rural Roadshows, where we are dedicated to illuminating the path toward a brighter future in farm
British Wool re-launches young farmers’ exclusive training offer
British Wool and the Young Farmers SAYFC, have enjoyed a strong relationship and collaborated in many different areas over the years including the YFC training offer.  As in previous years, British Wool is offering young farmers an opportunity to attend a beginner shearing course, enabling YFC me
Debating The Future of Farming from a Younger Perspective
Next generation of farmers to discuss industry challenges in a live debate as part of Borderway Agri Expo’s seminar programme. Harrison & Hetherington, organiser of Borderway Agri Expo, has today announced that a series of seminars will return for the second year, following their inaugural success
NEW Farmer First Aid Course Dates
Learn life-saving skills at this practical first aid course for farmers and forestry workers. The next round of dates are now available on:  -    Tuesday 8th November at Newtown St Boswells Mart, Melrose  -    Thursday 1st December at Borderway Mart, Carlisle*  These first aid courses are specifi
Shear brilliance as two new British Shearing Records are set
On Friday, champion shearers Nick Greaves and Llyr Jones were successful in their record breaking attempt beating the 9 Hour British Lamb Shearing record by shearing 1,717 lambs - the previous record which was set by Gareth Daniels and Ian Jones in 2016 was 1,457 lambs. There was also a new indivi
The North West Family Business Awards
We are super excited to be attending the North West Family Business Awards on Friday 13th May in Liverpool.    Not least because one of the finalists in the AgriBusiness Category  (sponsored by H&H Group plc) is our very own Farmstock Futures Champion Georgia Hunter, from Piper Hole Goat Farm base
One day, all this will be yours...
Planning for the Future: thoughts from Emma Blamire, Agricultural Law Solicitor of Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors who is one of our Farmstock Futures champions "With the recent publication of the Defra Exit Fund Scheme the thorny issue of retirement and succession has become a hot topic once again.
Embracing Change and Seizing Opportunities Webinar
From glamping to dairy farming, a webinar hosted by leading businesswomen discussing how to grasp opportunities in an ever-changing farming and rural environment. Centred around ‘New Directions and Embracing Change’ H&H Group announces details of its free online webinar, to mark this year’s Intern
Full Steam Ahead for Leading UK Dairy Event
Harrison & Hetherington has announced that plans are in full swing for the 10th Borderway UK Dairy Expo to go ahead as normal. Despite the recent uncertainties surrounding Covid-19 restrictions, organisers of one of the UK’s largest dairy events, Harrison & Hetherington, have confirmed that Border
Rural Grants & Schemes 2022 Webinar
Click here to register for the Rural Grants & Schemes 2022 webinar hosted by H&H Land & Estates. With so many new grants and schemes available for rural businesses, it can be difficult to get a handle on what you might be eligible for. There is often an overwhelming amount of detail and boxes to t
H&H Group are proud to support The North West Family Business Awards
Laura Millar, Head Communication & Marketing for Harrison & Hetherington, has been named as one of the judges for the Agribusiness Category of the North West Family Business Awards (NWFBA). Organised by The Family Business Network, these awards provide a great opportunity to celebrate the achieveme
British Wool Re-launches Young Farmers’ Exclusive Training Offer
British Wool and the National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs (NFYFC) have enjoyed a strong relationship and collaborated in many different areas over the years, including for the fourth year in 2022, with the YFC training offer.  As in previous years, British Wool’s training offer is offering
Industry Experts Support Farmstock Futures Talented New Generation
Aimed at giving a voice to the next generation, H&H Group PLC hold an interactive knowledge transfer event for participants of its Farmstock Futures programme. H&H Group PLC recently held its first Farmstock Futures Gathering after it launched in March 2020. The event, held in Carlisle, brought t
Emma Blamire follows her dreams of combing job as a solicitor and working on the family farm
LIVING all her life on a farm has given Emma Blamire the insight into dealing with day-to-day issues facing the farming community in her job as a recently-qualified solicitor. Growing up on her family’s farm, she was always outdoors, helping her parents with jobs and exploring the nearby fields an
Stephanie's Story
Farming at home alongside her father and uncle, Stephanie Dick of Mains of Throsk Farm, Stirling, is responsible primarily for the cattle side of their family enterprise. Alongside her father’s pedigree herd of over 800 Limousin and Aberdeen Angus cattle, the 26-year-old now has her own herd, and i
Next Generation Voices Consider the Future of Farming
Research led by H&H highlights new perspectives on agriculture and the futureproofing of farmstock trading The UK’s largest livestock trading company Harrison & Hetherington, and their parent company H&H Group, has led innovative research which engages figures under 40 from across the industry to
Georgia's Story
Here at H&H we first met Georgia Hunter, who has made a name for herself as a goat farmer, when she agreed to become a speaker in a specialist webinar ‘Fit for the Future’ hosted by ourselves in November.  Georgia gave an excellent talk from the younger generation perspective. Georgia started the