The challenges for 2019 are now available!

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What is Farmvention?

Farmvention (when farming meets invention) is a national STEM competition run by NFU Education and aimed at primary school children.

There are three exciting problem based challenges that can be entered by individual children or in teams. Designed to make children think about the day to day issues faced by farmers and growers in England and Wales, each challenge is supported by curriculum linked resources created in partnership with the Association for Science Education (ASE).

There are a host of amazing prizes for the winning schools. Winners will present their ideas at a prestigious event at the Houses of Parliament, as well as winning fully-funded farm visits and much more! All entrants will become certified ‘farmventors’ and receive a reward pack including a certificate and mini prize. Entries close on 23 December 2019.

What are the three Challenges?

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How do I sign up?

Entries for the competition open on 7 September 2019.

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