Scolarship success for beef producer

28 September 2001

Scolarship success for beef producer

WINNER of the first Nuffield Food Chain scholarship is Herefordshire beef producer Robert Manning.

Mr Manning runs a beef enterprise, finishing high quality Aber-deen Angus and Hereford cattle for Waitrose as part of his familys 200ha (500 acre) farming business.

As part of his study, Mr Manning will compare marketing schemes, beef brand development, co-operatives and global attitudes to animal welfare. He expects to report findings next autumn.

"I am interested in finding ways of increasing profits and capital returns from our beef enterprise." &#42

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