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Farmers Weekly Awards: Diversification finalists 2020

This year’s three finalists have all developed sound businesses to keep the farm afloat and provide a succession platform for future generations. The diversifications include a fruit farm selling direct…


Farmers Weekly Awards: Young Farmer finalists 2020

A passion for livestock, agriculture and building a prosperous future, both personally and for their sector, connects this year’s three finalists. All have created and expanded successful businesses in a…


Farmers Weekly Awards: Dairy farmer finalists 2020

All three finalists are maximising milk from forage to reduce feed costs and improve margins. The finalists Katrina Dunford Southwood Common Farm, Evercreech, Shepton Mallet Robert Mallett Dickson and Mallett,…


Meet the 2020 Farmers Weekly Awards finalists

Farmers Weekly's 2020 Awards shortlist is crammed with hard-working, innovative farmers, advisers and students whose vision and drive ensure that the industry is well set for the future. Our inspirational…


Search is on for FW’s Farming Champion and Lifetime Achiever

Recognising those who make a real difference to farming has never been more important than at present, so we're keen to hear your suggestions for two categories of the 2020…


Contractor of the Year forges on with machinery upgrades

Well-timed machinery upgrades are central to a smooth-running contracting business, and that has meant several major fleet investments for Allan Wilson's Ross-shire contracting operation. Farmers Weekly finds out what has…

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Celebrating the best of British farming

Farmers Weekly Awards celebrate the very best of British farming by recognising and rewarding innovation, hard work and passion for agriculture.

This year’s awards will feature 15 categories celebrating farmers and companies that are leading the way in building a future that inspire others to match or exceed their accomplishments.

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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?


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 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…


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…


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…