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Farmers Weekly Awards: 2022 shortlist announced

The 2022 Farmers Weekly Awards finalists have been chosen. Read on to find out more about the 44 innovative farmers, entrepreneurial contractors, expert consultants and hard-working students that made our…

AWARDS

FW Lifetime Achievement Award 2022: Call for nominations

Agriculture is an industry full of amazing people who have been making a difference for decades – and our Lifetime Achievement Award acknowledges precisely this. The recipient of this prestigious…

POULTRY

Tips on managing volatility from award-winning turkey grower

Rising costs and concerns about avian influenza have called a temporary halt to expansion plans at Barra Bronzes turkeys, despite having seen a strong uplift in sales for Christmas 2021.…

AWARDS

FW Farming Champion Award 2022: Call for nominations

Farming needs its champions now more than ever – so do you know one? Farmers Weekly will be naming its Farming Champion once again this year, and we’d love to…

DAIRY

Mastitis control key for dairy herds as cost inflation bites

Dairy farmers will need to focus on becoming more efficient, especially with the control of mastitis, as feed and fertiliser prices soar, farm subsidies are cut and milk price rises…

WHATS IN YOUR SHED

What's in Your Shed? visits FW 2021 Contractor of the Year

John Fraser of Dingwall-based Mill ‘n’ Mix, and 2021 Farmers Weekly Contractor of the Year, reveals his machinery hits and misses.  The forage harvesting outfit services and repairs their own,…

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Farmers Weekly Awards - The Photos

See the photos from the 2021 Awards, farming's favourite night out.
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5 tips for compiling a top Farmers Weekly Awards entry

We know farmers are very busy, especially as spring gets under way, so we have produced a simple guide to help you save some time.
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Farm business tips from Farmers Weekly Award winners

Building a successful farm business doesn’t happen overnight – it takes great ideas, passion, determination and years of hard work to see it through.
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Farmers Weekly Awards winners – on farming and winning

Farmers Weekly’s annual awards aim to put the spotlight on the farming industry by celebrating great farmers and great farming practices across the sectors.
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Video: What’s it like to be Farmers Weekly Awards winner

We speak to Farmers of the Year 2015, Peter and Di Wastenage on their dairy farm in Devon to find out what it’s like to win not one, but two Farmers Weekly Awards.
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Previous winners: Where are they now?

PIGS

What causes seasonal infertility in pigs and how to manage it

Infertility often spikes during late summer and early autumn. Dr Grant Walling, director of science and technology at breeding company JSR, offers some ways to manage breeding problems this summer.…

BEEF

Beef sector lacks incentive for meat quality, farmers say

Processors and supermarkets are missing out on opportunities to grow the value of beef by failing to pay farmers a premium for meat with good eating quality. That’s the conclusion…

GRASSLAND MANAGEMENT

How beef farmers are making 15p/kg more in joint venture

Joining a grazing discussion group has provided Charley and Andrea Walker with a solution to relieve pressure on their grassland during dry weather. The Walkers' Barnside Farm in the Scottish…

POULTRY

How egg producer uses social media to reach customers

For a farming business that depends on customer contact, social media has become an indispensable tool for Susie MacMillan, who runs the Mac’s Farm organic egg enterprise in Sussex. Winner…