Monday, May 2, 2011

2011 NSW Farmer of the Year Awards now open


Applications are open for the 2011 NSW Farmer of the Year and Young Farmer of the Year Awards.


The Awards are an initiative of NSW DPI and the NSW Farmers’ Association, with support from The Land and the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW.

The Young Farmer of the Year Award is open to farmers aged 16-35 years, while the Farmer of the Year Award is open to all farmers aged over 35 years.

Application forms are available below and entries close Thursday 9 June 2011.

Farmers are encouraged to nominate for the prestigious awards.

North coast blueberry grower Ridley Bell, winner of the 2010 title, has described the Award as a rewarding experience.

Fish farmer Andrew Carroll, who grows Palmers Island Mulloway, took out the 2010 Young Farmer of the Year title.

Click here for application forms for Farmer of the Year and Young Farmer of the Year

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