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Soil Farmer of the Year 2017

On this page you will find all the information that you need to submit your entry to this year's Soil Farmer of the Year competition.

2017 Results

Read more about the finalists and the winners here!

The results this year are in! 

Joint winners - Richard Suddes and Tim Parton

Third Place - Richard Boldan

Highly commended - Adam Lewis and George Hosier


Farm Walks with the winners

Farm Walk with Tim Parton 

Tim Parton farms 300 hectares near Wolverhampton, which is split between arable crops and 100 acres of grass grown for haylage.  The soils are mainly sandy loams and clay loams and soil health is at the centre of his business.

Read the full write up and see the photos here.

Farm Walk with Richard Suddes

Richard Suddes farms at 850 – 1000 feet up in Durham. A mixed farm that includes an arable enterprise and a pedigree Limousin beef herd, he farms 800 acres that is owned, and another 400 acres on a share farming agreement.

Read the full write up and see the photos here.