ABP Food Group

Innovation is vital for the future sustainability of Beef production in the UK and ABP are delighted to be sponsoring the award that encourages and celebrates achievements in innovative farming practices. We wish all entrants the very best of luck!

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We are looking for a beef farmer who is not afraid to embrace change to boost efficiencies within their business to make their margins work harder.

You are making the most of the opportunities presented to you whether that be in management of quality cattle, demonstrating good stockmanship or implementing best practise. You will be introducing different ways to positively contribute to climate friendly farming, improving efficiency, productivity and profitability.

Entry criteria:

  • Must own or manage a beef enterprise in the UK
  • Size or scale of herd is not important
  • You will be able to identify challenges within your business and how you have overcome them
  • Able to demonstrate sustainable farming practices

Register your interest for 2024

2023 winners

Greg and Rowan Pickstock

Brongain Farm,
G. and D. Pickstock,

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Helen Parr and Daniel Fabb

Wilsons Orchard,
D.R.A. Fabb Contractors,

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Previous Winners

John Egerton

Lisnavoe Farm,
John Egerton,
Co Fermanagh

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Ian Norbury

Dairy Farm,
G. and P.M. Norbury,

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Andrew Hodgson

A. & C. Hodgson,
Cheverton Farm,
Isle of Wight

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Mark Crapper

G. H. Crapper and Son,
New Grange Farm,

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John Aynsley

Low House Farm,
Skelton Farming Ltd,
North Yorkshire

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Edward Hawkins

Cutsey Farm,

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James Duerden

Killerwick Grange,

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Angelika Von Heimendahl


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Charlotte Shipley

Field and Forage,
Centre Farm,
East Yorkshire

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2017 winner Bryan Wilson

Bryan Wilson

Glenarm Castle Estate,
Co Antrim

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