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Minette Batters - Rethink speaker

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Minette Batters

President

National Farmers Union

Minette runs a tenanted family farm in Wiltshire.  The mixed farming business includes a 100 cow continental cross suckler herd, and a small herd of pedigree Herefords as well as sheep and arable.  

Diversification includes the conversion of a 17th Century tithe barn into a wedding and corporate events venue, and horse liveries.  Minette co-founded the campaigning initiatives ‘Ladies in Beef’ and the ‘Great British Beef Week’. 

She has been an NFU member from grassroots through to County Chairman; she served as Wiltshire’s Council delegate and also as Regional Board Chairman for the South West.  

Minette has also been a member of NFU Governance Board and served as NFU deputy president for four years from 2014 to 2018, before being elected as president in February 2018.  Minette is also a Trustee of Farm Africa.

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