The NFU has elected Minette Batters as its first female president in the organisation’s 109-year history. Wiltshire beef, sheep and arable farmer Ms Batters held off a challenge from Essex arable farmer Guy Smith, who was promoted to deputy president after two years as vice-president. Hertfordshire farmer Stuart Roberts was elected as vice-president after emerging victorious in a five-way challenge. The new team has already signalled its intent to hit the ground running at a key time for agriculture with […]