With more than 30 years' experience in farming, you're in good hands

Rhidian Jones has worked in UK agriculture for over thirty years. The first half of his career was spent building up practical experience on a range of farms, from dairy to arable. He graduated with a HND and BSc in Agriculture from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. 

In more recent years, he has managed a large upland farm in the Scottish Borders with 60 suckler cows and 2,400 sheep before joining SAC as a Sheep and Beef Specialist where he spent nine years in this rewarding position.

As well as technical and business consultancy, Rhidian has also facilitated several farmer groups including Beef Groups, Sheep Groups, Business Improvement Groups and Grassland Groups. He has also written many articles for SAC publications and the farming press and has written a number of technical booklets and factsheets for the farming industry. 

He is also well known on the presentation circuit, having given presentations on a range of topics from suckler cow efficiency ;and sheep nutrition to grassland management. In 2015, Rhidian was a judge in the inaugural Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year and, in 2016, was honoured to be asked to judge the Farmers Weekly Sheep Farmer of the Year award.

He has served on a number of committees including the British Grassland Society, the South West Scotland Grassland Society and the QMS Farm Assurance Technical Advisory Committee.

Call Rhidian Jones today on 07889 182 364 or send him an email to: info@rjlivestocksystems.co.uk.