Published onSeptember 13 2021
There's only one week left to enter submissions for this years Farming Life Awards, taking place on Thursday 28 October 2021, which celebrates and recognises the achievements of the nation's top workers in the land-based sector.
We all know how difficult the past year has been, with those in the industry (including farmers, innovators, businesses and trainers) stepping up and going the extra mile to keep the country fed, the workforce safely trained and the agri-food industry running. These awards will highlight and showcase the enduring spirit of individuals and businesses throughout such a challenging period.
Lantra are sponsoring the 'Commitment to Training' award, which is is open to a range of Providers, colleges and individuals. This is a fantastic opportunity to put yourself or your businesses forward, highlighting the contribution you have made to keeping the workface trained.
There are 19 categories covering all the main sectors of agriculture for the 10th annual awards:
- Agri Food Business of the Year - sponsored by Kerry Foods
- Farming Family of the Year - sponsored by Cookstown
- Innovation in Agriculture Award - sponsored by Moy Park
- Commitment To Training - sponsored by Lantra
- Farm Safety Affiliate Award - sponsored by HSENI The Farm Safety Partnership
- Young Farmer of the Year (40 years or younger) - sponsored by Asda
- Unsung Hero Award (Reader Vote) - sponsored by AFBI
- Agricultural Retailer/Store of the Year - sponsored by Tesco
- Promotional Agri Initiative of the Year - sponsored by Wilson Nesbitt Solicitors
- Farmer of the Year - sponsored by AbbeyAutoline
- Key Agricultural Worker of the Year NEW - sponsored by Norbrook
- Conservation & Environment - sponsored by RJ Woodland
- Nature Friendly Farmer of the Year NEW - sponsored by Nature Friendly Farming Network
- Agricultural Student of the Year - sponsored by DAERA
- Best Industry Impact of the Decade
- Lifetime achievement award
The judging process will be carried out by an independent judging panel with some awards also going to a reader vote.
Click the button below to enter your submissions, with nominations closing on Monday 20 September.
Deadline looms for awards nominations https://t.co/FZJILdLn4E— Farming Life (@FarmingLifeNI) September 13, 2021