LAMMA is the UK’s largest agricultural trade show, where over 850 exhibitors will host the most extensive array of farm machinery, equipment, and services to be found in one location anywhere in the UK.
Liv Bates, 27, is a customer success manager for ag-tech start-up KisanHub, providing software to growers around the world. She is not from a farming background but has always been interested in farming and shooting.
Surely the most important ‘public good’ UK farmers produce is food. After all, without the essential asset there can be no enjoyment of the by-products of a properly functioning agricultural system, be that a beautiful landscape or access to it.
Phil farms 385ha (950 acres) in Cheshire, split between the family farm on Lord Cholmondeley’s estate and Organsdale Farm near Tarporley. He milks 300 cows, mainly pedigree Brown Swiss, as well as diversifying into business units and an equestrian facility. He is also a Nuffield Scholar. Twitter: @PhilLatham