President, European Council of Young Farmers - CEJA
Peter is a young farmer from The Netherlands. He works in a partnership with his parents and brother on their arable family farm, where they grow starch potatoes, sugar beets, barley, onions, fiber hemp, and corn. They also provide contract work in the dairy sector and are involved in agricultural nature management. Peter has aspirations of taking over the farm fully in the future. With a background in International Relations (Groningen) and Agricultural Economics (Wageningen), along with a passion for farming, he has been actively engaged in national and EU agricultural policy. In 2021, he was appointed to the national board of NAJK and in June 2023 he was elected President of the European Council of Young Farmers (CEJA).
Agriculture, Carbon Markets, Carbon removals, Extreme weather, Nature / biodiversity, Youth