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Young Entrants Support Scheme (YESS) application window closing date extended until 14 January 2011

Due to the severe weather conditions currently being experienced across Wales the, the Welsh Assembly Government has announced that the Young Entrants Support Scheme (YESS) application window for the second year of the scheme has been extended and will now close on the 14 January 2011.

This decision has been made due to the increased workloads currently being experienced in the farming industry and the difficulty being experienced by potential applicants in meeting with their Farming Connect Whole Farm Plan Mentors and skills advisers.

Anyone requiring further information about the YESS scheme, or unable to access documents online, can contact the Welsh Assembly Government by email at youngentrantstofarming@wales.gsi.gov.uk or write to YESS scheme, Sustainable Farming Branch, Welsh Assembly Government, Rhodfa Padarn, Llanbadarn Fawr, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3UR or call the Sustainable Farming Branch on 0300 062 2166

The YESS scheme provides assistance to facilitate the establishment of young farmers (under 40) who possess adequate skills and competence and are setting-up as head of the holding for the first time or have set-up as head of holding for the first time within the previous 12 months.

Copies of application forms and details of the scheme, as well as details about how to register as a mentor, are now available on the Welsh Assembly Government website.



Young Entrants Support scheme (YESS)

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