Land to Let in the Lower Derwent Valley, Near York

WBW Surveyors Ltd - Skipton Auction Mart have been asked by Natural England to offer 192 acres of summer cutting and grazing land for let from 1st July. Being in a SSSI and Nature Reserve, Natural England’s preference is for native breeds to graze the land. I therefore enclose a copy of the brochure which I would be grateful if you could circulate to any society members in the locality of Wheldrake in the Lower Derwent Valley – south east of York and North east of Selby.

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Beef Shorthorn Society announces new structuring

Beef Shorthorn Society announces new structuring

The Beef Shorthorn Society has announced new structural arrangements from 7 April, with the appointment of its own secretary and accompanying administration. The decision was made by the society’s board of directors, after sharing arrangements with the Shorthorn Society for the last 35 years.

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Beef Shorthorn Cattle Society appoints Joanna Bailey secretary

Beef Shorthorn Cattle Society appoints Joanna Bailey secretary

Joanna Bailey

Joanna Bailey has been appointed secretary of the Beef Shorthorn Cattle Society from 1 August. She brings 25 years of experience working in the industry, from grass roots to supply sector and moves to the position from her role as commercial manager for NSF Agriculture where she was responsible for a broad range of business growth led activity including marketing, shows, events and sponsorship.

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Beef Student of the Year

Beef Student of the Year winner, Orla Kelly receives her reward from Beef Shorthorn Society’s, Geoff Riby and QMS’ Stuart Ashworth

Beef Student of the Year winner, Orla Kelly receives her reward from Beef Shorthorn Society’s, Geoff Riby and QMS’ Stuart Ashworth

Inaugural Beef Shorthorn Society award goes to Queen’s University’s and CAFRE’s Orla Kelly

Orla Kelly, a second year student studying BSc (Hons) Agricultural Technology, at Queen’s University Belfast and CAFRE is the winner of the inaugural Beef Student of the Year award presented by the Beef Shorthorn Society. She received the £2,000 award in Edinburgh this week, whilst the university she represented was presented with £1,000 towards a beef educational project.

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Can you help?

Can you help? Mr. Werner Lampert, Austria, who has published the coffe-table-book "Unberührte Schönheit. Reisen zu den ursprünglichsten Kühen der Welt“ (which means "Pristine Beauty. Journeys to the most original cows in the world“) is planning a trip to the UK to photograph Shorthorn cattle in March. He would like to talk to members in the South West of the Country.

Please contact his assistant if you can help: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.