Nominate now for 2020

Join Farmers Weekly in celebrating the farming industry and recognising the hard work of UK farmers. Nominate a deserving individual for an award.

There are 16 categories that you can nominate for free. Not sure which to nominate? Visit the categories page that has a short description of each award. Do you know someone who should receive recognition for their contribution to farming? You can nominate any number of individuals – they can be your employer, someone you do business with or even a member of your family.

Nominate a farmer


  • Arable Farmer
  • Arable Adviser
  • Beef Farmer
  • Contractor
  • Dairy Farmer
  • Diversification Farmer
  • Farm Manager
  • Grassland Manager
  • Livestock Adviser
  • Mixed Farmer
  • Pig Farmer
  • Poultry Farmer
  • Sheep Farmer
  • Young Farmer

How to Nominate

How do I nominate someone for an award?

  • Answer the questions in the key areas outline in the entry form
  • Give the name of your nomination and why they should be shortlisted
  • You are encouraged to attach supporting documentation to enhance your nominations application (eg. business plans, account, environmental, biodiversity audits, research, etc.)
  • Submit your nomination
  • Entry deadline is 2 May 2019 at midnight (12:00)
  • If you are posting a nomination you must supply 5 copies of your nomination

What are the rules?

  • The entrant and partner should be available to attend the Awards Night date, 3 October 2019 at Grosvenor House Hotel, London
  • The judges will need to meet the person, or persons, named on the entry/nomination form during the farm judging visits which will take place from June to August
  • The finalists’ stories, and their photographs, will appear in Farmers Weekly and its related products as well as local and national press
  • The winner receiving each award should be the person or persons named on the entry or nomination form.

Nominate here

If you are posting your entry or submission send to:
Linda Blaker
Farmers Weekly Awards
Quadrant House
Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5AS

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