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Soil Farmer of the Year 2019

And the winner is......

Julian Gold!

After a hard decision with lots of top quality applications the results are as follows:

1st Place - Julian Gold, farming 751 hectares of arable land in Oxfordshire.

2nd Place - Will Blackburn, running a 300 cow dairy farm in Cheshire

3rd Place - Paul Davey, running a 440 hectare mixed farm in Lincolnshire.

Our highly commended prize this year goes to Peter Van Vliet who is running a horticultural and care farming business in Sheffield.

Read the full news release on this year's competition here

Farm Walks

Our top three farmers will be hosting farm walks to showcase their award winning management. The dates and venues are shown below. All events are open to everyone and free to attend, but make sure you book your place by contacting Becky on [email protected] or by phone / text 07875 356611.

Tuesday 2nd July - Paul Davey. Girsby Grange Farm, Burgh on Bain, Market Rasen, LN8 6LA

Tuesday 9th July - Will Blackburn, Woolstencroft Farm, Spring Lane, Agden, Lymn, Cheshire, WA13 9JU

Thursday 11th July - Julian Gold, Hill Farm, St Marys Road, East Hendred, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 8LF