youngstars

Young farming stars shine at Malvern for 2019 event

This year’s National Young Stars event once again saw young agricultural enthusiasts descend on the Three Counties Showground, Malvern, for two days of competition in various cattle, sheep, pig and butchery sections. Commenting on the event at the prize giving ceremony, event chairman Neil Lloyd said, “The standard of youngsters competing at this year’s event …

Young farming stars shine at Malvern for 2019 event Read More »

National Young Stars launches recipe competittion

National Young Stars, in conjunction with event sponsors QSM and Royal Smithfield Club, has launched a brand-new competition for 2019, a recipe competition to celebrate British meat, learn about where food comes from and the importance of local produce. This exciting new competition is open to children aged over 11 years and under 18 years, with …

National Young Stars launches recipe competittion Read More »

2019 changes to the beef, dairy and dual-purpose competitions

As the industry’s leading annual youth event, National Young Stars, continues to grow and evolve, further changes have been made to the Beef, Dairy and Dual-Purpose sections. Previous years have seen three individuals aged 14-26 required to compete alongside two animals under the age of two years. Now, in light of requests made from various …

2019 changes to the beef, dairy and dual-purpose competitions Read More »

Young butchers on winning form at National Young Stars

This year’s butchery competition once again attracted the crowds with three talented individuals competing for the Royal Smithfield Club sponsored trophy under the watchful eye of judges Viv Harvey and Martin Eccles. Here’s a look at Jess Pugh, Ben Greenfield and Jake Edwards in action throughout the course of the competition. The event is indebted …

Young butchers on winning form at National Young Stars Read More »

Action shots from the 2018 event

Here’s a look at the 2018 gallery of action shots from the event of all the general action from the show, from washing pigs, to hair drying heifers and getting interviewed by the judges here’s a breakdown of the two-day event. Anyone wanting to look at the team and stand shots take a look here.

Meet the amazing teams from this year’s National Show Stars

Anyone who has witnessed the National Young Stars knows there is a considerable amount of work goes in to the team preparation even before the competitors arrive at the show, from planning their animals, team branding and the promotional stand. The sponsors for the event are integral to continuing the growth of this event, but …

Meet the amazing teams from this year’s National Show Stars Read More »

Youth of British Agriculture shines at National Young Stars

This year’s National Young Stars event once again saw young agricultural enthusiasts descend on the Royal Three Counties Showground for two days of competition in various cattle, sheep, pigs and butchery sections. Commenting on the event at the prize giving ceremony, event chairman Neil Lloyd said, “Yet again the standard of youngsters competing was mind …

Youth of British Agriculture shines at National Young Stars Read More »

New selection process for the Royal Winter Fair, Canada

The National Young Stars event organising committee is delighted to announce an exciting five-year relationship with the Royal Winter Fair, Toronto. In previous years, winners of the beef competition have been fortunate to attend the Royal Winter Fair in November as part of their winning prize from the National Young Stars Event. This has seen …

New selection process for the Royal Winter Fair, Canada Read More »