Gary Yeomans

Gary Yeomans

NFU Dairy Board appointee, Wales

Gary and his wife Jess farm 500 acres near Abergavenny in Monmouthshire, with 900 goats supplying Abergavenny Fine Foods, pedigree Welsh Black cattle, arable, a holiday let and store lambs.

They provide work experience for student vets and have given many young farmers their first job in farming.

He has a BSc (Hons) degree in agriculture from Harper Adams, a Nuffield Scholarship and a Fellowship of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society. Gary and Jess were finalists in The Farmers Weekly dairy farmer of the year in 2019 and winners of the Welsh Big Bale Silage competition in 2021.

Gary has been on NFU Cymru Welsh Council for eight years and represented Monmouthshire at National Council for four years. He also sits on NFU Cymru’s TB forum.