The 2008 Farmers Weekly Awards took place on Monday 27 October in a glittering ceremony in London.

The full list of award winners is as follows:

  • Farmers Weekly Farmer of the Year: Adrian Ivory
  • Arable Farmer of the Year (Sponsored by GrowHow): Andrew Ward
  • Arable Adviser of the Year (Sponsored by Crops): Bryce Rham
  • Beef Farmer of the Year (Sponsored by McDonald’s): Philip Heard
  • Contractor of the Year (Sponsored by Michelin Exelagri): R & C Targett
  • Countryside Farmer of the Year (Sponsored by Environment Agency): Ian Waller
  • Dairy farmer of the Year (Sponsored by DairyCo): Charles Whittingham
  • Diversification Farmer of the Year (Sponsored by James Miles-Hobbs): Mercer Farming
  • Farm Manager of the Year (Sponsored by Claas): Matt Solley
  • Livestock Adviser of the Year (Sponsored by Silotite): Mark Hawe
  • Local Food Farmer of the Year (Sponsored by Farmshop.uk.com): Douglas Wanstall
  • Pig Farmer of the Year (Sponsored by Waitrose): Andrew Freemantle
  • Poultry Farmer of the Year (Sponsored by EB Equipment): David and Helen Brass
  • Sheep Farmer of the Year (Sponsored by Footvax): Crosby Cleland
  • Young Farmer of the Year (Sponsored by Massey Ferguson): Adrian Ivory
  • Farming Champion (Sponsored by the NFU): Jimmy Doherty

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