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Mercer Farming Judged Best Farming and Wildlife Conservation Farm in Staffordshire

Staffordshire based business, Mercer Farming has won the award for Best Farming and Wildlife Conservation in Staffordshire at the Whitegrove Trophy Farm Conservation Competition.

A family run farm business now in its fourth generation, Mercer Farming were particularly commended by judges for both preserving existing natural habitats as well as creating new habitats for local wildlife on farmland, using precision farming techniques.

Managing Director, Roger Mercer said “We’re thrilled to have won this award and to be recognised as having the best conservation initiatives on a farm within in the whole of Staffordshire. It’s something that reflects our farming ethos and our passion and dedication towards animal welfare and sustainability of the environment. Winning this particular award tells us we’re heading in the right direction.”

The county farm competition, now in its thirtieth year, assesses how commercial farms integrate farm conservation measures alongside their usual farming activity. It covers both wildlife and farm operations.