SIR PETER KENDALL
Chairman, Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board
Peter Kendall is a fifth generation arable farmer from Eyeworth in East Bedfordshire who farms cereals in partnership with his brother Richard and mother. Peter took a degree in Agricultural Economics at Nottingham University before returning to what was a traditional mixed farm in 1984.
The farm today is a specialist arable unit that undertakes contract farming for a number of local farmers, cropping in total 2300 hectares.
Peter was appointed Chairman of AHDB in 2014 having been President of the NFU for the previous 8 years. Peter received a Knighthood for his services to the agricultural industry in England and Wales in the Queen’s 2015 New Year’s Honours.