Ben RobinsonNFU Livestock Board member, South East
Ben Robinson is a first generation sheep farmer and calf rearer in Hampshire.
He works with neighbouring arable farmers to utilise cover crops in their rotations as well as providing livestock to graze land in wildlife schemes and his sheep graze local vineyards in the winter months.
Ben buys in milk calves and rears them for 12-18 months when they are sold as store cattle. He also relief milks for local dairy farmers. Ben has recently come up through the Young Farmers movement, serving as chair of South East Area Young Farmers, Hampshire YFC chair and also sitting on the National Board.