Farm­ing

The Press and Journal (Aberdeen) - - FARMING -

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

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