He farms a mixed holding in Westerdale in the North York Moors National Park with moorland in a HLS agreement. The farm is stocked with mainly Easycare ewes and a pedigree flock of Beltex. He also finishes cattle under contract making best use of his buildings and home grown forage. He is vice-chairman of the “7 Hill Farmers Ltd” producer/marketing group, aiming to supply branded hill lamb into a premium market with large retailers.
Richard Findlay, Livestock Board Chair, National Farmers’ Union
Richard has been the NFU Livestock Board chairman since March 2018.