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Farmers Weekly Awards - pig entry deadline extended

6th May 2021 / By Alistair Driver

Pig producers have less than two weeks to enter the 2021 Farmers Weekly awards. 

The deadline for getting entries in for the Pig Farmer of the Year award, won last time by Charlie Thompson of Bridge House Farm, in Northamptonshire, is May 19. The deadline has been extended by two weeks to encourage more entries. 

The award, recognises that 'the innovation and commitment of pig producers is more important than ever in the current financial climate'.

"The winner of this award will be a pig producer who can demonstrate real change in the business in recent years. The judges (which include the NPA's Zoe Davies) will be looking for imaginative approaches to developing the enterprise in terms of production standards, profitability and sustainability," the awards website states. 

The shorltlist will be announced in June, with an awards ceremony on October 7. 

You can find out more and submit your entry HERE