Information & Resources

County Policies

Berkshire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs (BFYFC) County Policies can be read and downloaded from at the following link: Berkshire YFC County Policy Documents – Berkshire Young Farmers’ Club ( Club Officers and Members are encouraged to be familiar with the contents. Please get in touch if you are having trouble accessing them.


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National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC)
This is one of the largest rural youth organisations in the UK. The organisation provides opportunities for personal development of its members through training competitions, skills certificates and overseas travel. This is a democratic membership organisation of over 22,000 members in more than 60 clubs in England and Wales.
Tel: 024 7685 7200

The NFYFC Club Officer Handbook is now available to download from their website. Follow the link here to access: YFC Club Officer Handbook (


Berkshire Young Farmers
Newbury Young Farmers
Bradfield Young Farmers
Windsor & Maidenhead Young Farmers

Farming Help
Confidential help for all in the farming community.
Tel: 07002 326 326

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (defra)
Defra’s core purpose is to improve the current and future quality of life including undertaking research and analysis, funding opportunities in rural areas, public access, sustainable development, wildlife and the countryside.
Tel: 08459 33 55 77

LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming)
Established to develop and promote Integrated Farm Management
Tel: 0247 6413 911

Natural England
Works for people, places and nature to conserve and enhance biodiversity, landscapes and wildlife in rural, urban, coastal and marine areas.
Tel: 0845 600 3078

Berkshire College of Agriculture
Tel: 01628 824 444

Forestry Commission
Delivers practical programmes to make sure that, as communities and individuals, we can get the most from our forests and woods.
Tel: 0131 334 0303

South East England Development Agency (SEEDA)
Responsible for the economic and social development of the South East of England – the driving force of the UK’s economy
Tel: 01483 484200

Farming and Countryside Education (FACE)
Its aim is to educate children and young people about food and farming in a sustainable countryside.
Tel: 0247 6413 911

Local Authorities in the County

Bracknell Forest Borough Council
Tel: 01344 352000

Reading Borough Council
Tel: 0118 939 0900

Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead
Tel: 01628 683 800

Slough Borough Council

Tel: 01753 475111

West Berkshire Council
Tel: 01635 42400

Wokingham Borough Council
Tel: 0118 974 6000