The 12-Year Old Farmer

It’s lambing time for farmers across the North East – but for one lad all of the work needs to be done during the Easter school holidays.

At 12 his business is growing faster than his mini overalls. Our reporter Fiona Marley Paterson has been to meet him on Michael and Claire Lishman’s farm in Barrasford.

That’s young farmer and businessman Robbie Binks – the 12-year old who gets up at 2am, works on a farm and gets paid in sheep.

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