Agricultural Industries Confederation


AIC has been created to promote the benefits of modern commercial agriculture in the UK and develop collaboration throughout the whole food chain.


Anglia Farmers

AF logoAnglia Farmers (AF) is the UK’s largest agricultural purchasing group, providing a highly-professional procurement service for more than 3,500 shareholder members who collectively farm over a million hectares of land across the UK and with a buying power in excess of £250 million.

Bayer Crop Science

The formation of Bayer CropScience has created one of the world’s leading crop science companies. Bayer CropScience with its expertise and experience in providing high-quality innovative solutions to the UK agricultural and amenity market, is now setting the standard in areas of product and environmental stewardship.


British Crop Protection Council

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The BCPC is a UK charity whose objective it is to promote and encourage the science and practice of crop protection for the benefit of all.

Brogdale Collections

Brogdale CollectionsBrogdale Farm is the home of the National Fruit Collections, the largest collection of fruit trees and plants in the world.  Over 2,300 different varieties of apple, 550 of pear, 350 of plum, 320 of cherry and smaller collections of bush fruits, nuts and grapes are grown here in 40 hectares of beautiful orchards.



CLA Logo RGB 2The CLA is the membership organisation for owners of land, property and businesses in rural England and Wales. We represent over 32,000 members and our purpose is to ensure that they have the security, certainty and support they need.


Country Trust
Country Trust The Country Trust brings alive the rural world for children and teachers. It educates and widens horizons through first hand experience of the working countryside. The Country Trust is dedicated to helping children from diverse backgrounds, a variety of ethnic origins, from homes with social and economic problems and from areas of inner city decay. With a strong regional organisation and rural hosts, chosen for their ability to offer children a stimulating glimpse of country life, The Country Trust creates a real bridge between town and country.


Countryside Learning
CL logoCountryside Learning is an educational charity, promoting the countryside as a living, working environment. You can visit their website at www.countrysidelearning.org
Devon County Agricultural Association

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Agricultural organisation whose principal function is the running of the annual Devon County Show


Driffield Agricultural Society

Driffield Agricultural Society


East of England Agricultural Society

East of England Agricultural Society

The Society's work covers the counties of Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire. It aims to promote agriculture, its skills and all trades, crafts and professions connected with it, through its annual show in June. http://www.eastofengland.org.uk/

Ernest Cook Trust

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ECT is a charitable trust which was set up in 1952 by the late Ernest Cook, a grandson of Thomas Cook, founder of Cook's Travel Agency.
The Trustees of the Ernest Cook Trust believe that, as a land based educational charity, the resources of the Trust should be used to increase public awareness and understanding of the countryside and the environment.

Essex Agricultural Society

Essex AS Logo smallThe Essex Agricultural Society has been serving farmers for 150 years, and supports and encourages the farming community in Essex by raising the profile of the industry in a number of ways.  The Society is based within Writle College, and in partnership with the College and Essex County Council, they organise and host a yearly Schools Day, bringing 3,000 primary school children out of the classroom and take them on a journey of their food from field to fork.

Farm Link
Farm Link

FarmLink provides a quality programme meeting the National Curriculum delivered by countryside professionals in and around the unique landscape of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Teacher involvement, pupil feedback and repeat visits to schools during the winter months ensure success.

Farmers Union of Wales
Farmers Union of Wales

One of the primary objectives of the Union is promoting the interests of those engaged in farming and agriculture in Wales, by facilitating the co-operation of farmers and other interests, with a view to ensuring the future viability and profitability of farming in Wales.

To this end, the FUW is fully committed to helping young people learn about food, farming and the countryside and promoting agriculture within the school curriculum.

Farms for City Children

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Farms for City Children is a UK Charity whose object is to give children from urban areas the opportunity to spend a week living and working on a farm in the heart of the countryside.

Farms for Schools

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Farms For Schools (FFS) aims to ensure that school trips to farms are safe, enjoyable and educationally worthwhile. All FFS members meet the required standards in the provision of facilities and educational for farms visits.

Federation of City Farms & Community Gardens

Federation of City Farms & Community Gardens

The Federation represents the interests of some 63 city farms oer 900 community gardens, and 77 school farms. They all vary and can be found in most cities across the UK. Most work with schools providing hands on opportunities. http://www.farmgarden.org.uk/

Glendale Agricultural Society

Glendale Agricultural SocietyGlendale Agricultural Society's primary role is the organisation and staging of the annual Glendale Show at Wooler in North Northumberland on August Bank Holiday Monday. In June 2007 the Society held its third Children’s Countryside Day with 1500 first school children from all over Northumberland and North Tyneside attending. This is now a very successful annual event which is free to schools and is funded by a number of outside organisations, funding bodies and local businesses.

Website: http://www.glendaleshow.com/

Heritage Crafts Association

HCA logo green on whiteThe Heritage Crafts Association is the advocacy body for traditional heritage crafts. Working in partnership with Government and key agencies, it provides a focus for craftspeople, groups, societies and guilds, as well as individuals who care about the loss of traditional crafts skills, and works towards a healthy and sustainable framework for the future. Our aim is to support and promote heritage crafts as a fundamental part of our living heritage.

Kent County Agricultural Society

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The Kent County Agricultural Society organises the Kent County Show in July each year. Activities for schools are a developing part of the Show's programme.



landex_logoLandex is an Association of Further and Higher Education Colleges with specialist provision in land based and related subjects.



Lincolnshire Agricultural Society

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Lincolnshire Agricultural Society's aims and objects are the furtherance, welfare and progress of the agricultural industry and all professions trades and crafts connected therewith. They organise the annual Lincolnshire Show and many other events on the Lincolnshire Showground throughout the year.

Linking Environment & Farming (LEAF)

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LEAF is a charity helping farmers improve their environmental and business performance and create a better public understanding of farming through a nationwide network of demonstration farms.

Love Your Greens

LYGlogo singleLove Your Greens is the consumer facing campaign, backed by the Brassica Growers Association, to help raise awareness and educate consumers on the importance of eating Brassica vegetable crops. Brassica vegetables include: broccoli, kale, swede, brussel sprouts, turnips, cauliflower and cabbage. For further information on all Brassica crops, seasons, health benefits, and cooking methods including lots of delicious recipes please visit www.loveyourgreens.co.uk
The Brassica Growers Association is the crop association representing growers of all Brassica type crops. This sector of the fresh produce industry is worth over £550 million and the Association represents more than 80% of its growers. 

Museum of English Rural Life

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The Museum of English Rural Life at the Rural History Centre, University of Reading, is the English national centre for the history of food, farming and the countryside. The Museum's Designated collections are of national and international importance and include documentary and photographic archives and an extensive library. A range of special sessions is available to schools and the Museum also runs a programme of family events, talks and lectures.

National Farm Attractions Network

NFAN LogoThe NFAN provides professional advice and services to aid the development of farm and rural attractions.  Including advice on Planning Legislation, Business Rates, Marketing, Animal Welfare, Insurance and Health and Safety.



National Farmers' Union
National Farmers' Union
The NFU is the leading democratic organisation representing farmers and growers in England and Wales, and a founding member of FACE.
National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

The National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs (NFYFC) is the head of a nationwide body of nearly 700 Young Farmers' Clubs (YFCs) located throughout England and Wales, dedicated to supporting young people in agriculture and the countryside. Their memberships comprise more than 20,000 young people aged between 10 and 26 years. As such, the NFYFC is the largest rural youth organisation of its kind in the UK.

National Office of Animal Health

NOAH-Logo-P348NOAH represents the UK animal medicine industry whose aim is to provide safe, effective, quality medicines for the treatment and welfare of animals. http://www.noah.co.uk/

Newbury & District Agricultural Society

The Newbury & District Agricultural Soceity LogoThe Newbury & District Agricultural Society is a Registered Charity established with the aim of promoting agriculture, horticulture, forestry, rural crafts and skills and educating the public in these areas.



RABDFThe Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) is the only independent organisation dedicated to representing the interests of British dairy farmers. The RABDF strives to improve the status and well-being of British dairy farmers and the British dairy industry through the provision of technical information, training and lobbying activities. We organise farm walks, open days and training throughout the year as well as the Livestock Event held at The NEC, Birmingham in July. http://www.livestockevent.co.uk/">www.livestockevent.co.uk  http://www.rabdf.co.uk/">www.rabdf.co.uk

Royal Bath & West of England Society

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The Royal Bath & West of England Society is an 242 acre agricultural showground that holds various events throughout the year, is noted for the Royal Bath & West Show, also puts specialist farming events; Grassland UK, Dairy Show, National Amateur Gardening Show, Winter Show. Committed to the agricultural and rural community.

The Royal Bath and West of England Showground
Shepton Mallet

Website: www.bathandwest.co.uk

Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association

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Royal Cornwall Showground
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Website: www.royalcornwall.co.uk

Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association


The Association aims to improve the breeding of livestock and plants, invent and improve agricultural machines and implements and encourage skills in agriculture, horticulture and animal husbandry as well as agricultural science and education

Website: www.royalnorfolkshow.co.uk

Soil Association

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The Soil Association is the UK's leading organisation promoting organic food and farming. It provides educational opportunities for schools and the public through a network of open organic farms and a range of educational resources.

South of England Agricultural Society


 The Society aims to promote an interest in, and knowledge of, the countryside, agriculture, equestrian  matters, horticulture and forestry through staging a three-day show and other events.  http://www.seas.org.uk

Surrey County Agricultural Society
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Surrey County Agricultural Society runs the annual Surrey County Show at Stoke Park Guildford in May, plus farm, countryside stewardship and crop competitions and the Surrey Farm and Village Week in September, culminating in the County Ploughing Match and Country Fair at Loseley Park.

The objectives of the Society are: the encouragement of agriculture and agricultural employees in their various crafts and to promote good farming. 



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Syngenta is one of the world's leading plant science businesses. Our purpose is to bring plant potential to life by improving yields and protecting crops from pests and diseases so that we can feed the world's growing population. Improving people's connections with food and farming is a great ambition and we are proud to support FACE in their activities, supporting food producers and in showing the public the amazing job our farmers do in protecting the countryside and growing high quality food.

Website: http://www.syngenta.co.uk

The Farmers Club
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The Farmers Club is a unique fellowship of those involved in agriculture.

Based in Whitehall Court, London, it reaches out to embrace and be of service to all its members, who wholly own and run the Club.  Two thirds of these members are farmers, with the rest drawn from people associated with the farming industry.

Three Counties Agricultural Society


The Society covers the counties of Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire. It is a non-profit making charity that works to promote the interest and improvement of agriculture, horticulture and livestock breeding. http://www.threecounties.co.uk/


Waitrose logo

WAITROSE@school aims to encourage and support children's learning about the production and social importance of good food.

Warwickshire Rural Community Council

WRCC Logoonb.groundOur mission is to enable the development of sustainable and self-reliant rural communities. We currently offer support for rural affordable housing, village halls, a community oil syndicate and a community transport project. More infomation is available at www.ruralwarwickshire.org.uk

Westmorland County Agricultural Society

Westmorland Agricultural Society

Founded in 1799 and becoming a registered charity limited by guarantee in 1996, The Westmorland County Agricultural Society Ltd is dedicated to promoting the following objectives:agriculture, horticulture, allied industriues, rural crafts, breeding of livestock, forestry and conservation with focus concentrated on a radius of 55 miles of the Society Showfield at Lane Farm, Crooklands, Milnthorpe.


Wilderness Foundation

Wilderness FoundationThe Wilderness Foundation educates a wide audience, particularly young people, about the value of wild nature and natural landscapes, creating stewardship into the future. We work extensively in nature based settings, working on the personal, social and environmental outcomes that come from experience of the outdoors, with a focus on healthy biodiversity and people. We measure the impact of our work and share our results widely.

Worshipful Company of Farmers

Worshipful Company of Farmers

The Worshipful Company of Farmers is the 80th Livery Company of the City of London. Its main aims are
• To stimulate the development of agricultural education
• To provide financial assistance for overseas visits by agricultural students
• To provide a common meeting ground for farmers and allied professions
• To promote a better understanding of the importance of farming in the economic life of the nation and the close association of farming with the City of London

Yorkshire Agricultural Society

Yorkshire Agricultural Society

The Society was founded in 1837 to help improve agriculture in the region. It is best known for organising the Great Yorkshire Show and other events.