Do you know someone in the farming industry who deserves recognition for their hard work? If so, you can now nominate them to be in with a chance to win the South West Farmer Award. 

Now in its eighth year, the awards give the West Country farming industry a chance to stand up and be recognised for creating some of the best produce in the UK.

Supported by industry experts, the awards give local farmers, suppliers, breeders, and everyone involved in the industry the recognition they deserve for their tremendous work throughout the year.

Falmouth Packet: The awards ceremony in 2022 The awards ceremony in 2022 (Image: Newsquest)

To nominate, visit:

Nominations for this year’s awards will close on July 31.

The award categories are as follows:

  • Sheep Farmer of the Year
  • Beef Farmer of the Year
  • Dairy Farmer of the Year
  • Family-Run Farm of the Year
  • Sustainability Champion Award
  • The Diversification Award
  • Inspirational Woman in Agriculture
  • Young Farmer of the Year
  • Apprentice of the Year
  • New Entrant or Tenant Farmer of the Year
  • Outstanding Achievement

The winners will be announced at a black-tie awards dinner in November 2023.

For further details on the awards, or if your company would like to enquire about sponsorship, call Roland Ebert on 01326 213322.