How many applied to the Young Farmers Scheme in your county?
Most counties have witnessed a reduction in the number of applicants to the Young Farmers Scheme this year. In total, there were 8,613 applicants in 2016, a decrease of 5% on the number of applications last year.
The number of applications received under the Young Farmers Scheme, by county, in 2015 and 2016 is set out in the map below.
The Young Farmers Scheme was introduced in 2015 as a measure to support young farmers under the reformed Common Agricultural Policy.