Highland Perthshire farmer Martin Kennedy has been elected the 63rd president of NFU Scotland (NFUS).

Having served as a vice-president since 2017, he was elected unopposed at the NFUS AGM, replacing Andrew McCornick in the top job.

The presidential term lasts two years, and Kennedy can serve a maximum of two consecutive two-year terms.


Kennedy is a tenant farmer at Lurgan Farm, Edradynate near Aberfeldy running 600 ewes and 60 cows.

Andrew Connon and Robin Traquair are the union’s new vice-presidents.