Honours for farming

20 June 1997

Honours for farming

RECOGNITION for the agricultural industry in this years Queens bithday honours list was topped by Ross Buckland, chief executive of Unigate, who received a knighthood.

Milk Marque director, and former chief executive, Andrew Dare, was awarded a CBE. He was joined by Sandy Inverarity, chairman of the Scottish Agricultural College; Arthur Jones, principal of the Royal Agricultural College; Kevin Taylor, governments assistant chief vet.

OBEs went to Andrew Campbell, for services to agriculture; Anthony Clark, divisional head at the Roslin Institute, for services to biotechnology; John Henry Grant, for services to agriculture; David Harper, for services to the Farmers Overseas action group; Ken Oliver, for services to farming and the community in Scotland; Robin Pooley, managing director of Anglian Produce, for services to agricultural marketing; Verney Pugh, for services to agriculture.

MBE: Matthew David Anthony, for services to agriculture; Thomas Gwyn Anthony, for services to agriculture; Mary Belcher, for services to the Institute of Agricultural Secretaries and Administrators; Robert Burns, for services to the dairy industry; John Croft, for services to the Lower Wensleydale Young Farmers Club; Harold Dodds, for services to the dairy industry; Kenneth Headspeath, farm manager Glengorm Estate, for services to agriculture; Angus MacDonald, former editor of the Scottish Farmer, for services to agricultural journalism; William MacKenzie, crofter, for services to agriculture; James Webster, farm manager Snaigow Estates, for services to agriculture and the community in Blairgowrie, Perthshire. &#42

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