Visit the UK’s leading indoor agricultural event, with eleven packed halls of the very latest in agricultural machinery and equipment. Now at the NEC, Birmingham this is free to attend and free to park.
Crawford Mclaren, 24, is a self-employed farm contractor, working for the family business run by his father. It is a mixed farm of bull beef finishing, a pedigree Simmental herd and arable land growing spring barley, wheat and potatoes.
William Awan, 17, runs a farming partnership comprising Exmoor Horn Ewes, polled and traditional Herefords, Dexters and Christmas turkeys with his neighbour, Bob. He is about to start his final year of A-levels in art, photography and biology.
John Houseman, 19, works on the family farm milking 500 Holsteins run by his father Richard, uncle William and grandfather John. He is currently on placement at Blankney Estates, Lincolnshire, working as general farm worker.
Marie Prebble runs a 93ha (230-acre) Ministry of Defence-tenanted farm with her parents, David and Diane, near Dover. Largely permanent pasture in Higher Level Stewardship, the farm is home to 400 breeding Romneys which Marie puts to high index Lleyn rams.