A former student of the year at Reaseheath College, John spent seven months in New Zealand and earlier this year started sharefarming
at 150-acre Woodlands Farm where he has 750 pedigree Lleyns Llysfasi lecturer Wyn Owen, from Welshpool, also won a ' Wales Training Award' for his work helping others through through ELWa's AgrisgOp project
He says the best return on investment from the FILTER system would probably come from operating on a sharefarming
basis, but under strict council control.
These, it explains, will be allied to YFCs to help young people to access Farming Connect services, prepare business plans and assemble the right kind of package of support, including bank loans and overdrafts The "angels" will also promote sharefarming
, help young farmers find partners and negotiate with appropriate legal advice.