Powys hill producer named Britain's Beef Farmer of the Year
A Powys upland farmer who has maximised “every morsel of land” has been named the Farmers Weekly 2016 Beef Farmer of the Year.
Richard Tudor was said to be a shining example of how a beef enterprise can thrive even in the tough terrain of the Mid Wales hills.
His grassland management at 290ha Llysun Farm, Llanerfyl, is helping him to generate gross margins of £704 per cow from his 140-cow suckler herd.
To make the best use of his hill land, which rises to 425m, he regularly analyses his soil and rotationally grazes his stock.
He is also trailblazing new grass varieties on his Farming... read more
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