Student represents Harper Adams in top dairy student finals

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Richard Beattie, whose parents farm on Garryduff Road, Dunloy, will represent Harper Adams University in the finals of the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers dairy student of the year competition.

The final of this inter-university and agricultural colleges’ competition takes place at the Farmers Club in London on April 7th.

Richard is in the final year of the BSc(Hons) Agriculture degree at Harper Adams University. He undertook his sandwich placement year with Chestnutts Animal Feeds in Stranocum.

Richard is a past pupil of Ballycastle High School where he was deputy head boy.