Heather OldfieldNFU Combinale Crops Board appointee
Heather farms with her husband in Lincolnshire. They run a mixed arable and beef enterprise, growing a range of cereal crops, legumes, oilseed rape, grass and partaking in an Environmental Stewardship agreement.
Wheat is predominantly grown for the feed market, spring barley for malting, OSR for Openfield, legumes for seed contracts, and grass for cattle; grazing and silage.
Heather splits her time between the family farm and Elsoms Seeds Business Development Department. Here she is tasked with looking at new potential markets, exploring developing ones and researching changing political, economic and industry ideas.
Heather previously developed and managed the Energy, Forage and Hybrid cereals portfolio for the business, following a successful career trading grain for local and national merchants.