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Soil Farmer of the Year 2019

All the information you will need to enter the competition!

The Soil Farmer of the Year competition 2019 is open!

Important dates

5th December 2018 - Competition opens - applications welcome!

5th March 2019 - Competition closes for entries 

30th April 2019 - Shortlisted farmers announced

May - Judging visits to shortlisted farmers and winner announced

June - Panel presentation at Groundswell and presentation of awards to the finalists

June / July - Farm walks with the top three farmers


How can I enter?

Soil Farmer of the Year Application Form.

The application form for the Soil Farmer of the Year Competition is online through Survey Monkey and available through this link. Once you click on the link you will go directly to the first page of the application form, work your way through the questions, you can save and come back to complete later if you wish.

If you need any inspiration about how to fill in the form or want to find out more about previous winners click here to access all the write ups.

The terms and conditions for the competition can be found here

It consists of 32 questions which will ask you about your farm, your soils and how you are managing them. The answers do not have to be long! If you have any questions about anything on the application form please contact Becky on [email protected] or 01579 372376. 

I want to nominate another farmer - how do I go about it?

If you know a farmer who is doing a fantastic job at soil management and you think that they should be considered for the award this year please get in touch with Becky by email or phone. She will send you the information needed to enter them in the competition.