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.
As a new entrant to agriculture, Harry Buckley already has a story to tell and through a journey of self discovery and travel successfully applied through clearing and earned himself a place at university.
Ben Shoreman, 20, has just completed an agriculture degree at Scotland’s Rural University College (SRUC) Ayr Campus, with plans to head to New Zealand to further his understanding of the farming industry. He is also a member of Stranraer and Rhins YFC and works for a local contractor.
Alex Neason, 18, is in his first year studying agriculture with applied farm management at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU). He also works at Home Farm, in Sampford Arundel, and aims to take up a role in farm management after his degree.
Jenni Lewis, 21, farms beef cattle with a herd of Simmentals, Dexters and Aberdeen Angus cross. She grew up on a farm in a small village called Biddlesden where the family finished Fresian bulls for beef.
Ruth Wills, 22, is a marketing coordinator for WH Bond & Sons, marketing agricultural machinery. She grew up on the family’s (40-hectare) 100-acre sheep farm and in her spare time helps on her boyfriend Jack’s organic dairy farm.
Thomas Vines, 21, is a final year agricultural student at Harper Adams University. He helps on the family’s 180-hectare (444-acre) mixed arable and sheep farm where they run 200 pure-bred Meatlinc ewes and 150 mixed cross-bred Lleyns, Romneys and New Zealand Suffolks.