CLA President Tim Breitmeyer has been an active CLA member for more than a decade. He chaired the CLA Cambridgeshire branch committee for two years and has also chaired the CLA’s national Agriculture and Land Use Committee and Environment Committee.
Tim farms 1,600 acres in Cambridgeshire, growing wheat, spring barley, oil seed rape and sugarbeet, as well as contract-farming a further 3,200 acres. The business also runs a sugarbeet harvesting and delivery operation, rents out 5,500 square foot of office space and has a private shoot.
Tim served for 18 years in the Grenadier Guards, retiring in 1996, and is a member of Her Majesty’s Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms, providing a ceremonial guard for HM The Queen on state occasions.
Tim was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire in 2012.