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Tom Benson

Agricultural Consultant

Tom has always worked in an agricultural environment holding a variety of positions including herd management, farm management and dairy herd management.

After graduating from Harper Adams University with a First Class Honours Degree in Agriculture and Business Management he worked as a Farm Business Consultant with Genus covering Shropshire, Staffordshire and Wales before relocating to Cumbria to join the David Allen team.

Tom’s specialisms include:

  • dairy farm consultancy
  • technical and financial planning and monitoring
  • grassland and forage planning
  • mastitis consultancy
  • grant applications
  • Countryside Stewardship Schemes
  • FACT’s and Soil and Water Basis qualifications
  • Nutrient Management Planning and NVZs.

Tom lives just outside Carlisle with his wife and son and when not at work he enjoys playing squash, barbequing and looking after the garden.