Mr Cross's award recognised achievements such as being appointed chairman of the newly-formed English Beef and Lamb Executive (EBLEX) in 2002, leading EBLEX (now AHDB
Beef & Lamb) until March 2015, helping to establish it as an internationally recognised levy body and playing a considerable role in helping to grow export markets for beef and lamb.
Gethin Owen is the extension officer in North Wales for AHDB
Llaeth/Dairy on 07811 180069 or gethin.
is a statutory levy body, funded by farmers, growers and others in the supply chain, which focuses on improving the efficiency, sustainability and competitiveness of agriculture and horticulture sectors.
The ex-farm prices we saw in 2010/11 were the highest prices for more than a decade," said AHDB
senior analyst Jim Davies.
spokesman Guy Attenborough said it had been a frustrating period for the organisation.
If you would like to discuss the findings of these studies or any other aspect of dairy production, then please call at the AHDB
Llaeth/Dairy stand at next Tuesday's Welsh Dairy Show (October 20th) at the United Counties Showground in Carmarthen.
He said: "These figures from AHDB
seem to indicate that Tesco is saying one thing but doing another.
Mr Eustice said AHDB
had a recognised wealth of expertise in areas including exports, knowledge transfer and research and development.
He added that he had already approached AHDB
chairman John Godfrey and asked him to explore how the AHDB
, currently a levy board, could evolve into the professional farming body he envisaged.
A total of 11 schemes were scrapped altogether, with the AHDB
creating the biggest saving along with pounds 1.
Cobbetts is one of eleven UK firms that will offer legal expertise to the AHDB
, across its panels.
The news comes shortly after approval from Brussels of the plan by the levy board AHDB
to consolidate activity behind the Red Tractor logo.