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Farmers Weekly’s farming awards celebrates the very best of British agriculture by recognising hard-working and innovative farmers across the UK. The Farmers Weekly Awards ceremony is one of the best nights out in the farming calendar. Read about the winning farmers and what makes them so special.

To find out more about the Awards – how to nominate someone or enter, or to book tables for Awards night, see the Awards website.

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2015 Farmers Weekly Awards: Poultry Farmer of the Year finalists...

Egg producers dominate in the poultry category of this year’s Farmers Weekly Awards, with the finalists demonstrating what it takes to stand out from the crowd and make a healthy…

2015 FW Awards: Local Food Farmer of the Year finalists revealed

This year’s Local Food Farmer finalists demonstrate the variety of skills needed for this challenging category – an eye for farm retail, a keen focus on product quality and implementation…

2015 Farmers Weekly Awards: Contractor of the Year finalists rev...

Building and maintaining customer relationships are two important qualities of any successful farm contractor. To achieve them you need a rock-solid team, which is exactly what our three finalists have…

2015 Farmers Weekly Awards: Arable Farmer of the Year finalists ...

The need to improve soil health and the important role cover cropping plays in achieving this is a common theme for all three finalists despite their different approaches.  Charles Matts…

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DAIRY

FW Awards 2018: Dairy Farmer of the Year finalists

The three finalists in the Dairy Farmer of the Year category all run efficient, productive and profitable dairy businesses. These farms are well set up to tackle the challenges of…

NEWS

Farmers Weekly Awards – Young Farmer finalists 2018

Young farmers are the future of the agricultural sector and are coming into the industry by working on family farms, starting new businesses and competing for tenancies. Some sell themselves…

BUSINESS

Farmers Weekly Awards 2018 - Farm Adviser finalists

The best farms rely on a key team of advisers for their specialist knowledge to make their health and agronomy decisions, access funding and streamline processes. Both the candidates for…

BUSINESS

Farmers Weekly Awards: Farmworker finalists 2018

Farmworkers are the backbone of many businesses, ably turning their hand to the many different jobs required throughout the agricultural calendar. Their skills and perseverance ensure high standards of animal…

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NEWS

Meet the 2018 Farmers Weekly Awards finalists

We've sifted through hundreds of entries to arrive at the 2018 Farmers Weekly Awards shortlist. For each of the 14 categories there are three judges - an independent industry expert,…

AWARDS

Everyone's a winner at the 2017 Farmers Weekly Awards

The cream of British agriculture came together to celebrate the country’s best farmers at the Farmers Weekly Awards on Thursday (5 October). More than 1,000 farmers and industry stalwarts gathered…

FARMLIFE

15 of the best farmer selfies from the 2017 FW Awards night

The Farmers Weekly Awards night never fails to brew up some unforgettable memories, and this year our guests were equipped with the perfect tools to capture every ounce of fun – selfie…

FARMLIFE

FW Awards 2017: Lifetime Achievement

Donald Curry is a name that's known across agriculture. Fellow farmers, companies, organisations, charities and politicians respect him as a man who has been a tireless advocate of the industry.…

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NEWS

Video: Why you should enter the Farmers Weekly Awards 2016

With only a week left to get your entry in for the Farmers Weekly Awards, we speak to last year's overall winners, Peter and Di Wastenage on their farm in…

EVENTS

Farmers Weekly Farmer of the Year 2014: Poul Hovesen

The 2014 Farmers Weekly Farmer of the Year is Poul Hovesen, who is also the Arable Farmer of the Year. Defra secretary, Liz Truss, presented the top trophy to Mr Hovesen…

EVENTS

Farmers Weekly Farming Champion of the Year 2014: Peter Kendall

Peter Kendall Peter Kendall will go down in history as one the greatest presidents the NFU has ever had. This can-do Bedfordshire farmer took the helm in 2006 and over…

FARMLIFE

Video: 2013 Farmers Weekly Awards night highlights

Farmers and industry leaders helped make the 2013 Farmers Weekly Awards, at the Grosvenor House hotel, in London another spectacular evening. VIPs included DEFRA secretary Owen Paterson and JLS popstar…

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