Moredun Foundation Board member John Campbell, the founder of Glenrath Farms, was knighted in the New Year's Honours List for his services to farming and charitable services to entrepreneurship after his organisation set up a new entrants grant to encourage young farmers to get into the egg production business.
The family-owned business, Glenrath Farms has grown to become one of the UK’s leading egg producing companies since it was established by John and Cathy Campbell in 1959. John, who also owns and farms 14,000 hill and upland acres in the Borders and Ayrshire with his family, has been a member of the Moredun Foundation Board since 2013.
John has been a great supporter of work at Moredun and in particular with a research project on red poultry mite.
The Moredun Foundation has established a group of over 30 regional advisors from different sectors of the industry in the UK who represent the local farmers and keep Moredun up to date with animal health issues in their local area.
In another achievement, Scott Brown, who is on the Moredun Foundation South of Scotland Board, was recently awarded the Farm Animal Health Advisor of the Year at the OvertheCounter awards.
The OvertheCounter Awards is a chance for the animal health industry to spotlight individuals and companies who go the extra mile – and more – for their customers through their knowledge, passion and dedication.
Scott works for the Dumfries based veterinary pharmacy Murray Farmcare as a territory manager covering Midlothian and the Scottish Borders, and has been a Moredun Regional Advisor since 2013.
Scott has helped Moredun develop some new KE initiatives and is a really positive and active member of the Foundation Regional Board.
Congratulations to both!
Originally formed by farmers for farmers, Moredun is proud of the close working relationship it has developed with the UK livestock industry.