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Ulster Farmers' Union Membership

By becoming a member of the Ulster Farmers’ Union you will be joining a proactive organisation that has a proven track record in looking after farmers’ interests and you will be able to avail of the great range of exclusive deals.

The UFU continues to grow its range of exclusive offers to members, some of which require the use of the UFU membership card, for more information about our exclusive services and deals see our Membership Services page.

Anyone farming or involved in anyway within our agricultural industry, membership of the UFU is a no brainer…

Farmer / Grower

Farmer / Grower

  • Membership for farmers and growers 
  • Will be able to influence and shape policy 
  • Members will have the opportunity to get involved in UFU committees and progress into chairperson/presidental roles 
  • Can avail of special discount rates 
  • Will be able to join exclusive UFU members Facebook group 
  • Will be kept up to date with the ongoings through social media and the weekly e-bulletin 

 

Farmer/grower membership is for those who are actively involved with a farm business. The Ulster Farmers’ Union is a voice for Northern Ireland farmers and with your involvement you have the power to influence and shape policy decisions which impact your farm business. With over 11,500 members and their families, the UFU represents farmers and growers at the highest governmental levels. The UFU is dedicated to creating a better future for our members so that they have the opportunity to build a progressive, viable and sustainable farm businesses.

By becoming a member of the UFU you will be joining a proactive organisation that has a proven track record in looking after farmers’ interests and you will be able to avail of the great range of exclusive deals. As a farming and growing member you can avail of all services of the UFU, from expert advice from our technical officers, industry knowledge from our policy officers to a wide range of discounts from up to 20% off the cost of a UFU training course to discounts many hotels and restaurants province wide. For a full list of the services, click on our membership services page.

For anyone farming or involved in anyway within our agricultural industry, membership of the UFU is a no brainer! The benefits of being a member are countless, not only in terms of expert advice but also in real monetary value gained within their partnerships with so many businesses. I thoroughly enjoy being a member of the UFU and would encourage other younger farmers to become involved within its very worthwhile work.

Corporate

Corporate

  • Desgined for businesses involved in the agri industry 
  • Members can avail of reduced rates for staff perks cards through club marketing
  • Opportunity to attend networking events
  • Benefit from reduced advertising rates in the annual diary
  • Access to social media through our dedicated member pages 
  • Will be kept up to date on the ongoings of the UFU through social media platforms and weekly e-bulletin 

 

Corporate membership is aimed at any businesses who are akin to agriculture, relying on the primary producer for their own livelihoods. This ranges from large multinationals like supermarkets and processors, to the small, one person rural accountants/solicitors that have a vested interest in the UFU securing a viable and sustainable agricultural industry in Northern Ireland.

Level 1 to level 5; members can avail of reduced rates for staff perks cards through club marketing, saving up to 15% off the standard cost.

​​​​​​Members will also get the opportunity to attend networking events throughout the year where they can discuss agricultural issues with the UFU office bearer team and discuss opportunities with fellow corporate members.

You will also benefit from reduced advertising rates in the annual diary, access to social media through our dedicated member pages and editorial features in UFU watch.

 

Rural Dweller

Rural Dweller

  • Designed for those who live in a rural community 
  • Rural dwellers will be able to help the UFU shape policy for rural towns and villages 
  • Avail of special UFU discounts 
  • Join the UFU exclusive Facebook group for members only 
  • Will receive the weekly UFU e-bulletin 

Rural Dweller membership celebrates all that is great about Northern Ireland’s countryside, from its beautiful landscapes to farmers that bring us our food. This membership category is specifically designed for the rural community and those who have a vested interest in the rural economy and wish to support the Ulster Farmers’ Union in the work we do in shaping policy for rural towns and villages.  This membership would also suit those who no longer actively farm, but would still like to be involved and be kept informed on Union activity.

Rural dwellers face numerous challenges impacting on the quality of people’s lives and the sustainability of rural communities.  The UFU supports the development of training and other resources to enhance good practice in relation to rural community development.  Membership of the UFU ensures you are part of a strong rural voice, with over 11,500 members across the province all working towards rural strength.

Your membership fee will go towards helping our rural affairs committee lobby on your behalf on issues such as rural education, health and transport. As part of our membership you will have access to:

  • Weekly updates on UFU lobbying activity through our bulletin
  • Discounted ferry travel through P&O/Travel Solutions
  • Various discounts through Membership Plus
  • Discounted tickets to the Balmoral Show
  • A free UFU diary 

For anyone farming or involved in anyway within our agricultural industry, membership of the UFU is a no brainer! The benefits of being a member are countless, not only in terms of expert.

Student

Student

  • Free membership for duration of your argi related course
  • Keep up to date with the ongoings of UFU through our weekly e-bulletin and join the UFU exclusive Facebook group which is for members only
  • Access to UFU student events 
  • Avail of special UFU discounts 

 

 

Student membership is available to an individual associated with an accredited college, university or institution, who is enrolled in an agriculture related course.  The Ulster Farmers’ Union is dedicated to investing in our future generation of farmers and as part of this, we offer students a free membership for the duration of their course.

We recognise the importance of education for our young people as advances in agriculture mean that farmers need to be suitably equipped for running their farm as a profitable business.  Student membership aims to keep you abreast of lobbying and policy shaping while building a relationship with our industry’s youth.

As part of our membership students will have access to:

  • Weekly updates on UFU lobbying activity through our bulletin
  • Discounted ferry travel through P&O/Travel Solutions
  • Various discounts through Membership Plus
  • Discounted tickets to the Balmoral Show
  • A free UFU diary 

We also run free student events throughout the year with a range of speakers covering various topical issues and forming valuable industry connections.

“I really enjoyed the student event, the speakers gave me a lot of stuff to think about what I could do with my farm in the future & the free lunch was an added bonus!”

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