The largest egg packer in the north of Scotland has been named as the winner of the Royal Northern Agricultural Society’s good farming practice award.
The award, which is sponsored by Aberdeenshire Council, celebrates a farmer in the region who is showing good practice in his or her farming business.
This year’s winner is the Chapman family – Robert and Ethel and their son Iain – who run Farmlay Eggs at Wester Cockmuir Farm, near Strichen.
The runner-up award went to the Willis family’s organic dairy farming enterprise at Glasgoforest, Kinellar. fantastic attention to detail. Everyone was a fantastic example of farm management,” said Mr Banks.
Presenting the awards at Wester Cockmuir, Aberdeenshire Council provost Bill Howatson praised both farming families.
He said: “The good farm-
BY GEMMA MACKENZIE