Family farmer, 53-year-old Alwyn Vaughan of Maesmochnant, Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant, is the Farmers' Union of Wales new Montgomeryshire county chairman.
He and his wife Rhiannon have three sons, Rhys (25), Iwan (23) and Sion (19). Rhys works full-time on the family farm while Iwan and Sion work away from the farm but both give 100 per cent commitment to help when at home.
For a number of years, Alwyn has run the farm after being given the reins by his father. He is now the third generation on the family-run farm.
He attended Oswestry/Walford College on day release, studying agriculture for three years. "We farm in the fertile Tanant Valley where we run a 'Dol a Hendre' system (upland and lowland).
"We milk 100 dairy cows, rear all the calves for dairy replacements and beef and have 1,000 mule Texel x mule ewes. We sell milk to Arla, all beef is sold to ABP (Anglo Beef Producers) and all lambs are sold through Oswestry Market."
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