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NFU secretary earns Salter Shield

By North Devon Journal  |  Posted: January 10, 2013

ACCOLADE : Shirley Smith being presented with the Salter Shield by former NFU Devon chairman Bill Salter.

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THE secretary of Devon's group of the NFU, Shirley Smith, has won the Salter Shield for her work on behalf of the county's farmers.

And at a national awards dinner she was also honoured with a "high achiever" award in recognition of outstanding achievement and excellence in membership retention and recruitment.

"I did feel like we'd had a good year but I certainly didn't expect to win," said Shirley.

"It's always difficult managing our time and it's very much a team effort.

"Everyone in the office contributed to winning this award."

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