Richard currently Chairs the NFU Next Generation Policy Forum and is a Beef, Cereals, Higher level Stewardship and Diversified family farmer in Staffordshire. The farm has embraced strip tillage crop establishment with the help of a Leader Grant. Richard is also in the process of building an Anaerobic Digester to produce Biogas from animal manures. CO2 will be harvested in the process and sold to the pharmaceutical and beverage industries.
Richard sits on the National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs Agri-Steering Group, is a member of the European Council of Young Farmers and the World Farmers Organisation Future Leaders group.Back to 2018 Conference speakers