Been too busy to finish your entry? We've extended the deadline! As so many of you have got in touch asking for extra time to complete your entries due to the nice weather and schedules on farm, we've extended the deadline for this years entries to Sunday 21st July, 2019, which will be the final [...]
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2018 winners follow-up: Sam Jones, Sheep Innovator of the Year winner Making changes to simplify systems, introduce technology and save labour have resulted in both improved profitability and animal health and welfare for Sam Jones. Just over a decade ago, Brookhouse Farm, Worcestershire, was home to 2,000 North Country Mules, but [...]
2018 winners follow-up: Kathryn Mitchell, The Lambing Shed Farm Shop, 2018 Diversification Innovator of the Year (large) winner
2018 winners follow-up: Kathryn Mitchell, The Lambing Shed Farm Shop, 2018 Diversification Innovator of the Year (large) winner For the Mitchell family, diversifying meant anything that would help supplement the farm. The Lambing Shed farm shop and cafe came as the natural next steps. Rack of lamb, Thai free-range chicken curry [...]
Hear from the experts - our 2019 Dairy Innovator judges... With just 3 days to go until entries close for the 2019 British Farming Awards, we spoke to the Dairy Innovator judges for some last minute tips and advice. With dairy commodities regularly hitting the headlines, the Dairy Innovator of the Year award celebrates producers who are [...]
Hear from the experts - our 2019 Sheep Innovator judges... With just 3 days to go until entries close for the 2019 British Farming Awards, we spoke to the past Sheep Innovator judges for some last minute tips and advice. If you're not afraid to embrace sound advice and research or have put your experience at [...]
Hear from the judges: how can entering help you? With just a few days to go until entries close we spoke to the judging panels to get their thoughts on why entering these prestigious, nationally recognised awards will help you and your business thrive! See our full list of categories here. Want to get [...]
Winners follow-up: Steven Holmes, Farmyard Ales, 2018 Diversification (small-medium) Innovator of the Year
When Steven Holmes realised his small family farm was not financially viable to support him, he came up with an alternative plan. With an admirable work ethic and an impressive business head on his young shoulders, Farm Yard Ales is flying.
Will Evans: "Winning the award really gave me the confidence to push on with it" I’m a farmer. About as much of a farmer as you can get actually, with almost every branch of my family connected to agriculture, and a family history of farming in this area stretching back hundreds [...]
After a 30-year career managing irrigated crops, Andrew Howseman launched his own contracting company to bring the benefits of drip irrigation to growers across the eastern counties.
Stephen and Iain Birnie invented a trailer that has proved the catalyst to inspire a new business to run alongside their family farm. It also went on to win the Machinery and Farm Technology Innovator of the Year Award at last year’s British Farming Awards.