Adam Henson

Farmer and TV Presenter
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Adam Henson is perhaps the best-known farmer in the UK.

Adam broke into television in 2001 following a presenter search on the  BBC's Countryfile programme. Adam has subsequently worked on programmes including Countryfile Summer Diaries, co-presented three series of BBC2's Lambing Live alongside Kate Humble, recently co-presented with the chef Nigel Slater the four-part series Nigel and Adam's Farm Kitchen for BBC1 and filmed brown hares for the BBC series Great British Wildlife Revival. Alongside his television work Adam has presented weekly for Radio Gloucestershire and is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4's On Your Farm and Farming Today. His popular book Adam Henson - My Life on the Land was published in early 2011, he also writes for the monthly Countryfile magazine in his capacity as resident farmer, alongside Cotswold Life. 

Born into a farming family Adam has been involved in the family business from an early age and gained a HND in Agriculture at Seale-Hayne Agricultural College in Devon. He inherited the farm from his father in 1999 - over the last forty years the farm has grown from a 1,000 acre tenancy to 4,000 acres of farming enterprises, including arable, grassland and woodland. Additionally, Adam runs the Cotsworld Farm Park tourist attraction which pioneers rare breed conservation. He is increasingly seen as the voice of British agriculture and respected for his knowledge and integrity. Adam is a popular presenter and guest speaker and has traveled extensively across the country as an ambassador for British farming. 

2015 has seen Adam exploring the hidden corners of the UK in search of the best the countryside has to offer on BBC One's prime time three-part Secret Britain.  You can watch Adam presenting his own section on BBC's Countryfile






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