AGRICULTURE attracted fewer than usual awards in the Queens birthday honours list.
Top honour was the CB for Guy Stapleton, chief executive of the Intervention Board. Other honours for the industry included:
CBE Prof Bourne, Director, Institute for Animal Health; Anne Williams, chairman, MAFF North Mercia regional panel.
OBE Robert Forrest, for services to agriculture in Berwickshire; John Lloyd Jones, chairman, NFU Welsh Council; Samuel Martin, for services to agriculture; Prof John McInerney, Glanely Professor of Agricultural Policy, Exeter Univ-ersity; John Mitchell, chairman, working group on food and agriculture for central and east Europe.
MBE John Bewley, group personnel manager, CWS Agriculture, for services to health and safety; William Black, farms and estates director, Scottish Agricultural College; Peter Davies, Farmers Union of Wales, Camarthen county executive; Ronald Fenty, farm worker, Roslin Institute, Midlothian; Richard Howells, for services to agriculture in Wales; Angus Kennedy, hill sheep farmer, for services to agriculture; Fordyce Maxwell, agricultural editor, The Scotsman; William McMillan, for services to agriculture; Frances Willis, for services to agriculture.n