Why Sam would be an effective mentor
- Harper Adams agriculture graduate Sam Carey farms four dairy units across Mid/North Wales and Shropshire and has significant experience in setting up joint ventures.
- Sam is passionate about grass-based farming systems which is why he is developing a sustainable and profitable low to no-input regenerative dairy farming model.
- A good communicator in Welsh and English, Sam likes helping people grow and improve their workplaces.
- This entrepreneurial young farmer is passionate about farming and its long-term legacy as an industry. Expect to be inspired and encouraged by his knowledge, personal experience and enthusiasm for ‘doing things differently’.
Current farm business
- Involved in four dairy farming units over 2,300 acres
- 2020 - Finalist - Farmers Weekly Grassland Farmer of the year
- 2019 - Finalist - Sir Bryner Jones Memorial Award
- 2019 - All Wales Grassland Farmer of the Year
- 2017 - Richard John Memorial Bursary (To study methods of incentivisation and motivation in improving employment in the dairy industry)
- 2015 - Stockperson of the Year Award, NFU Cymru/NFU Mutual Welsh Dairy Show
- 2012 - Royal Welsh Agricultural Society Scholarship
- 2012 - Agri Academy
- 2007 – 2011 Harper Adams University College (HAUC)
- BSc Agriculture with Commendation
Top tips for business success
“Opportunities multiply only when they are seized.”
“Yesterday I thought I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”
“Potential is unlimited, success depends on daring to act.”