MORE than £24,000 was donated to charity thanks to young farmers at their county annual general meeting (AGM). 

The Cornwall YFC County AGM took place on Tuesday (October 3) at the Pavilion Centre, Royal Cornwall Showground. 

The 2022/23 chairman, Tom Retallick, gave the chairmans annual report, as well as other reports from various committees. 

During the last year, the group has raised an incredible £24,000 for charity thanks to the Cornwall YFC WotNot Challenge, where 50 members walked 100 miles across Scotland, and the National Three Peaks Challenge

The clubs three chosen charities for this year were The Wave Project, Penhaligon's Friends and the Headland Unit at Treliske. All charities received £6,500 each. 

As well as this, £2000 was given to the Cornwall YFC Golden Jubilee Trust, which supports members if they wish to undertake educational trips abroad, and £1,500 was also donated back to Cornwall YFC. 

There was also a donation of £1,040 to Prostate Cancer UK earlier in the year, as a result of the Cornwall YFC Movember, where 50 Cornish members grew moustaches for the whole month of November. 

Cornwall YFC president, Lady St.Levan was also re-elected at the meeting and a new committee was selected. 

The new committee are as follows: 

  • County Chairman - Jordan Edyvean, Roche YFC

  • County Vice-Chairman - Sophie Olds, Madron YFC

  • Junior Vice-Chairman - Beth Whell, Lostwithiel YFC

  • General Purposes Chairman - Milly Bersey, Liskeard YF

  • Vice General Purposes Chairman - Ollie Pearce, Helston & St. Keverne YFC