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Farmers Weekly’s Lifetime Achievement Award open for nominations

These within the farming trade dedicating themselves to the larger good can have the highlight shone on them as Farmers Weekly’s Lifetime Achievement Award opens for nominations.

Farmers Weekly’s Lifetime Achievement Award is a once-a-year accolade given to somebody who has made an enormous distinction to agriculture or the countryside over a chronic interval.

See additionally: Farmers Weekly Awards 2022: Lifetime Achievement

Introduced on the Farmers Weekly Awards evening in October, the award is a means of recognising and rewarding one very particular individual.

The roll-call of previous winners contains charity supporters, friends of the realm, ag school teachers and church leaders – an actual cross-section of those that have devoted a lifetime to the service of our trade or the ancillary sectors.

That may have been, for instance, by campaigning, voluntary work, introducing modern technical or enterprise strategies, by working with younger folks, or every other profitable efforts over a protracted interval.

The winner final yr was Tenant Farmers Affiliation chief government George Dunn, who has labored tirelessly on behalf of tenant farmers for 25 years, whereas making an enormous contribution to the landlord-tenant sector and agriculture extra broadly.

In 2021 it was Invoice Clark, whose work over a profession spanning 40-plus years, together with almost a decade as Niab technical director, has introduced large advantages to farmers by way of agronomic decision-making.

In 2020 the award went to the then Prince of Wales, who has been a passionate advocate of British farming, highlighting its significance and elevating consciousness of the problems affecting it. 

Now we’re on the hunt for a worthy winner for 2023, so we need to hear your options.

It might be somebody you’re employed with, a relative, pal or neighbour. However equally, it is likely to be somebody you don’t know and who you’ve by no means met – however whose work on behalf of farmers and farming you admire.

These within the agricultural neighborhood are typically reticent about getting into the highlight, however yearly this award says an enormous “thanks” to somebody who has gone the additional mile. 

Share your nominations – and assist us shine a light-weight on the nice work people do to assist others – by emailing

Farmers Weekly Awards 2023 Lifetime Achievement sponsor

The Farmers Weekly 2023 Lifetime Achievement award is sponsored by Merlo.

Discover extra details about the Awards.



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