WHY GET INVOLVED?

Are you a teenager aged 14-16 years old, living in Northern Ireland?

Or are you a teacher/club leader of 14-16 year olds? 

The ABP Angus Youth Challenge is a unique competition offering a host of opportunities to develop work-life skills .

Plus the chance to benefit from a farm-to-fork development programme with one Northern Ireland’s leading agri-food companies. 

“A unique contribution to the curriculum, developing skills and making our pupils more employable.”

  •  Heather Kettyle, Teacher, Enniskillen Royal Grammar

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IMPACT & BENEFITS


NURTURES work-life skills

  • engages teenagers at a crucial stage of education

  • offers a unique farm-to-fork experience with a world-class company; CV and personal statement-enhancing

ENCOURAGES ENTERPRISE & INNOVATION

  • Finalists benefit from financial reward & from innovative research on projects centred on supporting the local supply chain

  • Finalists win Angus cross calves to rear, profiting in their sale to ABP and benefiting from ABP’s Blade Farming support along the way

    builds supply chain linkages

  • Partners with NI Angus Producer Group

  • Fosters an enthusiasm and interest in working in the sector


promotes local AGRICULTURE & FOOD PROVENANCE

  • Promotes local farming & food production with hundreds of thousands of people through PR, advertising, live events & in schools & clubs

PROMOTes LEARNING

  • Promotes understanding of provenance, quality, production and nutritional benefits of NI Angus beef

  • Demonstrates the high animal welfare, environmental & product quality standards that the industry upholds

    ENGAGes with STAKEHOLDERS

  • Supports the NI curriculum with relevance to range of schools subjects - Biology, Agricultural Science, Home Economics, Geography and Business Studies

  • Collaborates with a network industry stakeholders

 

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