2018 Finalists2018-10-03T13:45:52+00:00

2018 Finalists

Agricultural Student of the Year

Supported by:

Arable Innovator of the Year

Supported by:

David Miller

Wheatsheaf Farming Company,
Hampshire

David Fuller-Shapcott

J.N. Fuller-Shapcott & Co.,
Scottish Borders

Jo Bradley

Hungary Lane Farm,
Leicestershire

Joe Howard

Little Morton Farm,
R.E. Howard & Sons, Nottinghamshire

Max Chenery

Whatton Estate Farm,
Leicestershire

Beef Innovator of the Year

Supported by:

Angelika Von Heimendahl

Camcattle,
Cambridgeshire

Arnold and Angela Mathers

Tormiston Farms,
Orkney

James Duerden

Killerwick Grange,
Cumbria

John and Pat Stanley

Spring Barrow Lodge Farm,
J.W. & P.A. Stanley & Son,
Leicestershire

Jonathan and Laura Chapman

Bailey Hill Farm,
Native Beef,
Buckinghamshire

Contractor Innovator of the Year

Supported by:

Andrew Howseman

Howseman Agriculture,
Lincolnshire

Ben Davies

Ben Davies Agricultural Contracting,
Montgomeryshire

James Whitwell

J.T.W. Agg Co Ltd,
Lancashire

Neil Fell

Nafferton Farm,
N.R. Fell Mobile Sheep Dipping,
Durham

Roger Glennie

Hillhead of Ardo Farm,
Roger A. Glennie,
Aberdeenshire

Dairy Innovator of the Year

Supported by:

Johnjo Roberts and Mat Venables

Mynachdy Farm,
Anglesey

Jonny and Dulcie Crickmore

Fen Farm,
Fen Farm Dairy Ltd,
Suffolk

Karen and Tom Halton

Chance Hall Farm,
Halton Farms Ltd,
Cheshire

Richard Bostock, James Doherty and Tom Lomas

Perfection Collection,
Shropshire

Will Barber

Manor House Farm,
Halcyon Genetics Ltd,
Lancashire

Digital Innovator of the Year

Supported by:

Emily Hickman

People in Ag UK,
Denbighshire

Hannah Morgan

The Wife Behind the Farmer,
Bentley House Farm,
Worcestershire

Laura Hodgkins

Girl about the Farm,
Cocking Hill Farm,
West Sussex

Thomas Pemberton

Pemberton Dairies,
Birks Farm,
Lancashire

Tom and Lisa Martin

Facetime a Farmer,
Village Farm,
Cambridgeshire

Diversification Innovator of the Year – Small to Medium

Supported by:

Gerry and Rachel Mee

The Spa at Burlton,
Charity Farm,
Shropshire

Izzi Rainey

Izzi Rainey Ltd,
Bates Moor Farm,
Norfolk

Leona Kane

Broighter Gold Rapeseed Oil,
Broglasco Farm,
Northern Ireland

Steve and Sarah Suggitt

Plantgrow,
Sugitt Farm Services,
Norfolk

Steven Holmes

Farmyard Ales,
Moss Edge Farm,
Lancashire

Diversification Innovator of the Year – Large

Supported by:

Duncan and Vicki McConchie

Laggan Outdoor & GG's Yard,
Dumfries and Galloway

Howard Blackwell

Blackwells Farm Produce,
Herons Farm,
Essex

Kathryn Mitchell

The Lambing Shed Farm Shop,
Moseley Hall Farm,
Cheshire

Paul and Emma Ratcliffe

PBESCO & PBE Fuels,
Newhouse Farm,
Pembrokeshire

Tim and Marnie Dobson

Chestnut Meats,
Longfields Farm,
Cheshire

Family Farming Business of the Year

Supported by:

The Alderson Family

R. Alderson & Son,
Burley Farm,
Shropshire

The Kerr Family

W.W. Kerr & Sons,
South Corton Farm,
South Ayrshire

The Webster Family

Taylors Farm Shop Ltd,
Taylors Farm,
Lancashire

The Wilson Family

R.J. Wilson & Sons,
Market Place Farm
East Yorkshire

The Wortley Family

O.W. Wortley & Sons,
Holmebrink Farm,
Norfolk

Farmers Guardian Farming Hero of the Year

Supported by:

Volac

This award recognises an individual or group of people who strive to make a positive difference to the lives of other people during times of uncertainty or adversity. They may also be campaigning to raise awareness to the wider industry and beyond.

The winner will be announced on the evening of the Awards.

Farm Worker of the Year

Supported by:

Daniel Coleman

New House Farm,
M. A. Richards (Hawling),
Gloucestershire

Glen Shaw

Coldharbour Farm,
Stenigot Estate Company,
Lincolnshire

Jack Bedlow

M.E.S. Dart & Partners and A.G. Hedges (Farms),
Oxfordshire

Lesley Tait

Stockley Farm Park,
Cheshire

Machinery and Farm Technology of the Year

Supported by:

Andrew Diprose

Rootwave,
Warwickshire

Andrew Webster

Potato Planter,
A.W. & M.A. Webster,
Lancashire

Gordon Stephen

Calfcatcher,
Wagglehill Croft,
Aberdeenshire

Iain and Stephen Birnie

Birnie Bale Trailer,
SIB Services,
Aberdeenshire

Richard Baxter

Blockstem,
Derwent Lock & Security,
West Midlands

New Entrant Awards: Against the odds

Supported by:

Alex Moore

Fosse Farm,
A. Moore,
Leicestershire

Dean and Katie Whybrow

Lower Wilbury Farm,
D. & K. Whybrow,
Bedfordshire

Oliver Robertshaw

New Beck Farm,
Robertshaw Livestock Ltd,
Nottinghamshire

Rhidian Glyn

Rhiwgriafol,
R. & E. Glyn,
Powys

Tom Chapman

Holding Number 3,
Staffordshire

Outstanding Contribution to British Agriculture

Supported by:

NSF

This prestigious award is designed to recognise one individual’s dedication to the farming industry.

The Award is given to a member of the agricultural industry who has worked tirelessly for UK farming, either through delivering innovation, championing the needs for fellow farmers, spearheading change and/or promoting the industry to the wider public.

The winners will be announced on the evening of the Awards.

Sheep Innovator of the Year

Supported by:

Arwyn Jones

Plas Farm,
Anglesey

Matt and Becky Van Der Borgh

Bull's Farm,
Top Paddock Sheep Dairy,
West Sussex

Rhys Edwards

Hendre Ifan Goch Farm,
W.D. & J.R. Edwards,
Mid Glamorgan

Sam Jones

Brookhouse Farm,
E. Jones & Son,
Worcestershire

Tim May

Pitt Hall Farm,
Kingsclere Estates,
Hampshire

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