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Who would have thought that farming would become a TikTok trend?

Thanks to 2023 Love Island contestant, Will Young, data from Google Trends showed that interest in the search term ‘TikTok farmer’ rose by as much as 97% after the show first aired this January.

In 2023, online streamers and influencers are the new celebrities, with some of the most successful current stars starting out their careers on video-sharing platforms like TikTok.

But it is not just comedians and glamorous lifestylers on TikTok; in fact, there are hugely popular content creators from all walks of life – including farming and agriculture.

2023 Love Island contestant, Will Young a.k.a. ‘Farmer Will’ may have sparked public interest in agriculture, but he is just one of many amazing agri-influencers out there.

As part of their Vloggers’ Success Files, Business Name Generator, has revealed five of the very best farming vloggers in the UK and Ireland right now.

  1. Farmer Will: TikTok Followers: 1.4M TikTok Likes: 35.7M

Will Young is one of the most talked about contestants on the current series of Love Island and is in fact, the bookmaker’s favourite to win the series as ‘top male’.

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The 23-year-old from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire who worked as a farmer before joining the ITV2 show, already boasted an impressive online following of more than one million fans on TikTok.

That following will only grow the longer that the popular reality star stays in the Love Island villa.

Farmer Will’s fabulous TikTok profile is full of content featuring the thousands of sheep and lambs on his farm, which shows fans how to keep sheep fed, warm and entertained throughout the year.

Will is also an active charity campaigner and has raised money for various agricultural organisations and animal welfare charities in his area.

  1. Caenhillcc: TikTok Followers: 398.8K and TikTok likes: 5.9M

Running an animal rescue charity and farm in Devizes, Wiltshire, Chris Franklin and his crew of young carers first went viral on TikTok in 2019 with an adorable video of ducks, geese and chickens running out into the yard for their morning ‘rush hour’.

Caenhillcc continues to post a range of wholesome animal-related content, featuring everything from cuddly cats to lovely lambs, plus owls, tortoises and much more.

  1. Fiona Bergin: TikTok Followers: 377k and TikTok likes: 11.2M

The Irish actress, who lives on a farm, Fiona Bergin, is hugely popular on TikTok with 375.3k followers and 11 million likes.

Fiona’s humorous content shares her two loves, farming and acting, giving fans a taste of her busy and exciting lifestyle.

  1. Em Lawrence: TikTok Followers: 40.1K and TikTok likes: 2.2M

Boasting over 40,000 followers on TikTok and a farm with over 800 sheep, there’s certainly a lot going on in agri-influencer, Em Lawrence’s life.

There’s no shortage of cute videos featuring Em’s huge family of sheep, and of course, her three loyal sheepdogs – which is more than enough to brighten up anyone’s TikTok feed.

  1. AlextheKid77: TikTok Followers: 5.4K and TikTok likes: 119.1K

Northumberland-based farmer, Alex the Kid, describes his life on the farm as ‘living the nightmare, chasing the dream’. However, it is clear to see from his content that he loves life on the farm.

If big farming vehicles are your thing, be sure to catch up on Alex’s TikTok account which features footage of him driving tractors, diggers, combine harvesters and much more.

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