IT MAY be a busy time for Cumbria's young farmers but they still managed to take part in various competitions throughout June.

Congratulations to all those who took part in the Cumbria YFC Virtual Field Day Senior Beef Stock judging: 1,Will Rogerson (Eden Valley); 2, Abigail Graham (Walton); 3, Rachel Armstrong (Greysouthen); 4, Victoria Shepherd (Drigg); 5, Melissa Gorst (Crook).Judge was Matthew Emmott and Stewards Sarah Emmott and Neil Curr.Will, Abigail and Rachel will all go forward to compete at the NA Virtual Stock Judging Competition on Saturday 26th June.

Amy Bowness from Greysouthen YFC who was placed second in the NFYFC Finals of the Situations' Vacant competition. Competing over zoom once again, Amy has shown that even a pandemic does not phase her!

Cumbria's first live competition this year saw members compete in the county clay pigeon shooting.The competition was a great success. Results; Under 18 - 1, Sydney Lamplugh; Under 27 - 1, Neil Curr, Pennine; 2, Peter Thompson, Grayrigg; 3, James Swindlehurst, Longtown; 4, Anthony Atkinson, Crook; 5, George Atkinson, Crook; 6, Tim Horsfall, Crook; 7, John Kennedy, Walton. Thanks go to Jonty and the team at Crabtree Clay Shoot for making the competition possible and also to chief steward, Neil Curr.