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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.

Advice and tips

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

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. It is a critical time for…

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Case studies

LIVESTOCK

FW Awards: Poultry Farmer of the Year finalists 2018

Our poultry farmer finalists this year occupy quite different parts of the sector. We have an egg producer-packer in Phil Crawley, who manages Sunrise Eggs with brother Ady. Also in…

MACHINERY

FW Awards: Contractor of the Year finalists 2018

A keen eye for detail was the standout feature of this year’s three very different contracting finalists, which ranged from a professional herd care service specialising in animal husbandry to…

YOUNG FARMERS

FW Awards: Ag Student of the Year finalists 2018

Britain's agricultural students are our future farmers, advisers, managers and skilled workers – without their energy the industry would be lost. All three of our Ag Student of the Year…

BEEF

FW Awards: Beef Farmer of the Year finalists 2018

This year’s finalists all understand the costs, challenges and opportunities of the beef sector and all have different approaches to future-proofing their businesses.  Each farm is aligned and tuned in…

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Community

AWARDS

FW Awards 2018: Farming's top night out in photos and videos

Last night (4 October) the farming community whooped and cheered the people that make British agriculture the exciting, diverse and world-class industry we're all proud to be a part of.…

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News

AWARDS

Arable Farmer awarded top trophy at Farmers Weekly Awards

Hampshire farmer Craig Livingstone from Lockerley Estate at East Tytherley has been crowned Farmer of the Year at the Farmers Weekly Awards, the Oscars of UK farming. Mr Livingstone, who…

BUSINESS

Farmers Weekly Awards 2018: Farm supplier of the Year

The Farmers Weekly Awards 2018 Farm Supplier of the Year is Compass Tractors. Robert Chapman, who nominated Compass Tractors for this award, is in no doubt about the effect the dealer…

FARMLIFE

Farmers Weekly Awards 2018: Young Farmer of the Year

Fifth-generation farmer Jacob Anthony is the 2018 Farmers Weekly Young Farmer of the year. Jacob has successfully navigated the tricky path of working on the family farm by being brave…

LIVESTOCK

Farmers Weekly Awards 2018: Sheep Farmer of the Year

Sheep farmers John and Sarah Yeomans are the Farmers Weekly Awards 2018 Sheep Farmers of the Year. John and Sarah Yeomans are testament to what can be achieved on a…

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Video

AWARDS

FW Awards 2018: Farming's top night out in photos and videos

Last night (4 October) the farming community whooped and cheered the people that make British agriculture the exciting, diverse and world-class industry we're all proud to be a part of.…

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…

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