Agri Leadership Week – find out about training opportunities

16 May 2022

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We're supporting Agri Leadership Week, 16-20 May 2022, which sets out to highlight the value of management training opportunities in the farming sector. Find out more.

Industry data suggests that less than 35% of UK farmers have had any formal management training. Only 5% of agricultural businesses have dedicated HR support.

Even a small amount of leadership training can return significant benefits. A study of two programmes offered by AHDB suggested attendees achieved a return of £13 in business gains for every £1 spent.

We're supporting the Agri Leadership Week campaign, which is organised by:

  • AHDB
  • Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust
  • Institute for Agricultural Management
  • The Worshipful Company of Farmers
  • The Farmers Club Charitable Trust

Get involved

Look out for posts under the #AgriLeadershipWeek hashtag on Twitter.

We're asking members to share their own success stories too.

Find out more and download materials at AHDB's web page about #AgriLeadershipWeek.

Competition – win a 121 mentoring session

As part of Agri Leadership Week, you could win a free session with an industry-leading mentor to help further your development.

To enter the competition, just make a pledge on how you will make a positive change to improve your leadership skills. This could be listening to a podcast, reading a book, or signing up to a training course.

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