John Duggleby has been chosen as the Constituency Winner from Beverley and Holderness in the National Farmers’ Union’s Community Champion Awards.
Mr Duggleby, who is 77 has been farming for over 60 years. He and his family run Beswick Hall Farm in Beswick, a village on the outskirts of Beverley. His family farm produces a mix of both livestock and cereals.
The Yorkshire Wolds are one of Yorkshire and England’s most magical but least known landscapes – dry grassy valleys through undulating chalk hills, unspoiled villages, a dramatic coastline, and delightful market towns such as Beverley and Pocklington.
Six months after expanding its food business by buying Saxon Foods, a Hull-based business has boosted its commercial operations yet again with the purchase of another subsidiary company, with help from leading Yorkshire and Humber law firm James Legal Solicitors.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, will launch the Country Land and Business Association’s, (CLA) national campaign against hare-coursing this week.
Graham will be joined by the CLA, a representative from the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office, the Holderness Farm Watch co-ordinator, the specialist Rural Crime police officer, East Riding of Yorkshire Councillors and local farmers.
BREXIT, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and fuel price trends will be the topics up for discussion at the inaugural Rix Agricultural Open Day in April.
Keynote speakers Duncan Lambert, director of Rix Petroleum, Mark Todd, UK Wholesale Business Manager from global Energy Company Phillips 66, and farmer and NFU board member Guy Poskett, will address the region’s farmers at the event on Wednesday, April 12th at the Rix Pavilion in Driffield.