Farmers Weekly Awards Sponsor Profiles

The Farmers Weekly Awards appreciate the hard work sponsors have done with supporting this year’s awards and supporting the farming industry as well as farmers across the UK.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for the Farmers Weekly Awards, get in touch today and see what opportunities we can offer.

Headline Sponsors

McDonalds

For McDonald’s the outcome of great agriculture is great food; and as one of the biggest customers of British and Irish agriculture, we care passionately about the agricultural sector.

Serving safe, high quality, sustainably sourced food that our customers can trust is our number one priority. We look to source food locally wherever possible, in fact this commitment has seen us spend over £26 billion with UK-based businesses over our 43 year history.

McDonald’s is proud to sponsor the Farmers Weekly Awards, which recognises and pays tribute to the very best in UK farming, giving this country its well-deserved reputation for excellence.

Corteva AgriScience

As the newly formed Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, we are extremely proud to be supporting the Farmers Weekly Awards and in particular the Farm Manager of the Year category. Agriculture is going through great change and development and we can certainly resonate with that. Our crop protection pipeline is one of the strongest in the industry with many new active ingredient and product registrations coming through, this means more options available to farmers and we’re excited to be the ones bringing them to market over the next few years.

Category Sponsors

ABP

ABP is a leading UK red meat processor, operating across 15 locations and working with over 12,000 British farmers. We have been delivering world–leading meat products for the retail, food service, wholesale and manufacturing sectors for over 60 years.
Sustainability is a key driver of our business and our sustainability strategy which is based on the United Nations Global Sustainable Goals.

Armatrac

With ArmaTrac recently being acquired by Mahindra – The world’s largest tractor manufacturer ArmaTrac brand continues to grow from strength to strength. ArmaTrac is now supported with the full weight of the giant Mahindra organisation behind the ArmaTrac brand. ArmaTrac currently produces tractors with engines from Deutz and Perkins as well as transmissions and axles from ZF and Carraro, offering a reputable and reliable driveline as its foundation. Backed up by a 2 year bumper to bumper factory warranty giving that peace of mind

Arysta LifeScience

Arysta LifeScience sets new standard in crop protection by applying bioscience in agriculture. A global provider of innovative crop protection and yield enhancement solutions for a variety of crops and applications, Arysta LifeScience focusses on the development, formulation, registration, marketing and distribution of products including fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, seed treatments and biosolutions. Our mission is to cultivate prosperity through advanced agriculture.

Bridgestone

Bridgestone EMEA, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo-based Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tyre and rubber company. Bridgestone EMEA operates in more than 60 countries and has over 18,200 employees. Across the region it has 14 tyre and tyre related plants, a major R&D Centre and a proving ground. EMEA’s premium tyres are sold in Europe, Middle East, Africa and globally

Fendt

With Fendt tractors and harvesting machines, farmers and contractors can reach their goals faster and with a higher yield. It is our daily objective to meet the high demands of our customers – event to exceed them – and to help you achieve success using the best agricultural machinery. Whether with tractors, combines, forage harvesting equipment, application equipment or balers.

Jelf

Jelf are experts in agriculture and farming and we have over 50 years’ experience in the farming industry. We work with you to identify the many insurance and risk management requirements for your farm with a combination of personal service, knowledge, understanding, expertise and a range of market-leading products.

Kubota

Kubota is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of tractors and agricultural equipment and is celebrated the world over for its product quality, reliability, robustness and excellent after sales service. Kubota’s diesel engines are at the heart of its complete agricultural tractor range and are widely regarded as being the best on the market. Kubota has significantly invested in growing its agricultural product range, most recently with the launch of its innovative M7002 Series tractors.

KWS

We develop a wide range of oilseed rape, maize, sugar beet and cereal varieties using an array of technologies to ensure improved consistency in crop performance to benefit all: farmer, merchant, processor and ultimately end-user customer.
Higher yields, superior disease and pest resistance and improved performance in adverse conditions are all key criteria we seek to establish in our product portfolio.

NFU

The NFU is the most successful representation body for agriculture and horticulture in England and Wales.
We’re here to give you a voice and protect your way of life now and in the future. Our purpose is to champion British agriculture and horticulture, to campaign for a stable and sustainable future for British farmers and to secure the best possible deal for our members.

NSF International

NSF International work with the food industry to create consumer confidence from farm to food.
We work with farmers to help them demonstrate the quality of what they produce. Farm assurance covers animal welfare, food safety, traceability and provenance and environmental protection so consumers can be confident the food they eat is safe and responsibility produced.

RSPCA Assured

RSPCA Assured if the RSPCA’s farm animal welfare assurance scheme and ethical food label. The RSPCA Assured label makes it easy for people to recognise products that meet higher welfare standards in shops, restaurants and more; something that is increasingly important to British consumers. We’re proud to be sponsoring the Young Farmer of the Year category. Our vision is for all farm animals to have a better life and to be treated with compassion and respect. This next generation of farmers bring creativity, enthusiasm and passion to this challenge and we are excited to support this new wave of talent.

Safety Revolution

The welfare and care of farm workers is at the heart of what Safety Revolutions does. We are focused exclusively on supporting the safety, training and development of a motivated farm and estate team.
We are proud to have supported the agricultural sector over the last fifteen years and to be able to demonstrate our ongoing commitment the sponsorship of this category.

Woodland Trust

We’ve over 500,000 members and supporters and more than 1,000 sites, covering over 26,000 hectares, all over the UK.
We protect and campaign on behalf of this country’s woods, plant trees, and restore ancient woodland for the benefit of wildlife and people.
Our vision is a UK rich in native woods and trees, for people and wildlife.