Welcome to the Farmer Network

The Farmer Network is a not for profit organisation solely developed to help, support and guide farmers by providing services and benefits to two distinct local communities, the Yorkshire Dales and Cumbria. It is run by farmers for farmers.

Our aim is to support local farmers to work together to save costs, increase income, knowledge and skills, and cope with paperwork. Read More


19 January 2015 at 7pm

The Wensleydale Pantry, Hawes.North Yorkshire

Yorkshire Dales Council Nominations 2015

Yorkshire Dales Farmer Network AGM and the Farmer Network AGM Agenda

Yorkshire Dales Council Member Nomination form

Proxy form for the Farmer Network Company AGM

New Service

Domestic Membership Fuel Buying Scheme

Entitles non farmers to join the Farmer Network and benefit from discounts on buying heating oil through our fuel buying schemes in Cumbria and the Yorkshire Dales.

Domestic Membership Application form 

Direct Debit Mandate form


LSI Utility Brokers - Electricity Quote

Get an electricity quote from LSI, winner of 2 awards for Best Customer Service and Most Trusted Consultancy. Click on the link on the righthandside of this page.

Training Vouchers

The Princes Countryside Fund has given The Farmer Network further funding to support the training voucher scheme we are running. The £200 vouchers are available at one per membership and targeted at farmers aged 15 - 40. The vouchers can be put towards any technical training and is on a first come first serve basis.

The young farmers that we had on our waiting list over the summer have been awarded their vouchers and are now able to put them towards the training of their choice.

The funding for the vouchers is limited so The Farmer Network decided to give priority to new applicants and those who have had 2 or more training vouchers in the past will be put on a waiting list and if at the end of the scheme year money is left the voucher will then be given.

Training Voucher Application form

For further details contact Melanie Mawson at Head Office on 01768868615.


Farmer Network Labour Directory


We have funding to increase and add to the Farmer Network Labour Directory, which will enable farmers and contractors to market their services to farmers in Cumbria and the Yorkshire Dales; more details on the flier.

Labour Directory flier 

News for Member- for details read thre Regulation Checklist webpage 

From 1stApril 2014 the Sheep Movement System is changing.

Grandfather Rights - Countdown to 2015.

Wagon Driving – Are you legal?



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The Farmer Network
The Grasmere Building,
Newton Rigg College,
Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0AH

tel: 01768 868615



Farmer Network Labour Directory
Cumbria | Yorkshire Dales

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Farmer Network Current Projects December 2014

Some projects within the Current Activity list funded by the EU are part financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.  http://ec.europa.eu

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