Funding News for Regenerative Agriculture in NI

Farmers in Northern Ireland (age 25-35) interested in regenerative agriculture are invited to apply for a trailblazing three-year leadership development programme, NextGen-ReGen 2024, launching this week. Helping farmers to develop their understanding of regenerative farming, challenge the status quo and increase their business confidence, this new programme is designed to empower those on the journey to a more sustainable future for food, farming and the countryside.

Starting with a five day residential course in a stunning location, participants will learn from a brilliant line up of experts. The £3,000 cost for each of the 20 participants will be fully covered as a bursary to help kickstart a widescale transition to regenerative farming in Northern Ireland.

With the support of local and international regenerative farming and leadership experts, including Joel WilliamsHeather WildmanIan Marshall OBEHelen KeysChris ClarkProfessor John BarryClive Bright and Bronagh O’Kane, participants will grow their understanding of practical regenerative farming and soils, gain business confidence, and learn how to develop a resilient and successful farm business.

Deadline: 15th December 2023.

Calling N. Ireland’s farming leaders – Food, Farming and Countryside Commission (