Some of the country’s most talented and vibrant farmers are battling it out across the 15 categories up for grabs, which highlight the exciting and pioneering work being carried out across UK agriculture.


Agri-Tech Innovator of the Year

Agricultural Student of the Year

Arable Farmer of the Year

Beef Farmer of the Year

Contractor of the Year

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Dairy Farmer of the Year

Digital Innovator of the Year

Diversification of the Year (Small/ Medium)

Diversification of the Year (Large)

Family Farming Business of the Year

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Farm Worker of the Year

Farmers Guardian Farming Hero

This special and bespoke award recognises an individual or a 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 about issues affecting every-day life with measurable success.

This award is chosen by the Farmers Guardian team and will be announced at the awards night.

Grassland Farmer of the Year

New Entrants Award: Against the Odds

Outstanding Contribution to British Agriculture

This prestigious award recognises one individual’s tireless dedication to the farming industry. The award is given to a member of the agricultural industry who has worked relentlessly 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 winner of this award will be announced during the awards night.

Sheep Farmer of the Year

Sustainable Farmer of the Year