"Jim's extensive farming expertise and leadership of many agricultural organisations, combined with his experience as an NFU
Mutual director for the last seven years, provide the skills required to continue developing our services," said NFU
Mutual chief executive Lindsay Sinclair.
| Nicola, left, with Aled Jones and Sioned Mair, an NFU
Mutual senior agent and NFU
group secretary in Llanrwst
"We do hope you can find the time to join us for light refreshments and a chat, or drop into one of our events or seminars, over the course of the four days," said NFU
Cymru director John Mercer.
Earlier this summer, research from NFU
Mutual suggested the North East had seen largest percentage rise in rural crime, with an 8.7% rise in claims from the year before.
Adam studied at Askham Bryan College and Newcastle University's School of Agriculture before joining the NFU
as a graduate trainee in 2007.
President: Roger Johnson; NFU
Foundation Executive Director: Maria Miller; Social media contact: Andrew Jerome, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paul Rice, partner at Wright Hassall LLP, said: "We have worked successfully for the NFU
for many years and have developed a strong partnership approach to providing high quality support and legal advice to their members.
Opening the conference this morning, Mr Bennett is set to say: "The NFU
is not anti-business or anti-supermarket.
farmer and grower members can register details about themselves and their produce on the website, which has been developed in association with internet retailer BigBarn.
"The virtual job centre will allow the NFU
to connect callers with those looking for casual staff.
Vice President Michael Paske said: "NFU
SourceDirect will make it easy for retail and catering businesses to source local and regional primary and lightly-processed agricultural and horticultural products from NFU
farmer and grower members.
Keynote speakers are NFU
president Minette Batters and Hannah Jackson, aka the Red Shepherdess.