Big changes for the network

Innovative Farmers is changing. It's great news for progressive farmers and great news for the future of farming.

More support for farmer-led innovation

There have always been two ways to join the network, as part of a group or individually. Until now, individual membership cost £240 per year, but from today that’s all changed.

Now, you can join the network, access the detailed field lab reports and attend events, all for free. We’ll only ask you to chip in when you start getting involved in field labs, to help cover costs.

The network has grown rapidly since we launched in 2015. We hope this change will encourage more people to join and even more bright ideas to drive farming forward.

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What difference could a field lab make?

Field labs are a way to share the workload, and the risk, of carrying out research. But the investment still needs to stack up. In this short film, innovative farmer, Nick Freeth tells us about the three field labs he's been involved in, and what it's meant for his business.

Already a member, and wondering what the changes mean for you? Read our FAQ here.

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