Staffordshire Farmer and Vice-Chairman NFU Combinable Crops Board
Robert Lockhart farms around 300 acres of light soils in South East Staffordshire on the Warwickshire border. Robert grows 200 acres of wheat and barley, as well as processing potatoes for McCain with contracts to supply in February, April and May. He currently has land in ELS and HLS schemes aimed at water protection and farmland birds, and has a small livery business on the farm. Robert is the Chairman of the West Midlands Regional Crops Board, a member of the West Midlands Regional Horticulture Board, a member of the NFU Potato Forum and chairman of the NRoSO board.