The NSW Farmer of the Year and the NSW Young Farmer of the Year awards are designed to recognise excellence in the state’s agricultural sector.
The awards are a joint initiative between NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and NSW Farmers’, with support from SafeWork NSW and The Land.
The NSW Farmer of the Year Award is open to all farmers in NSW, while the NSW Young Farmer of the Year Award is open to NSW farmers aged between 18 and 35.
Farmer is a general term that can include fishers, foresters or any primary industries enterprise. We support diversity and encourage everyone in the farming community to apply.
Awards criteria includes farming businesses or enterprises that can demonstrate:
The winner of each category will receive $4,000 prize money while runners up receive $2,000.
|Nominations Open||23 July 2019|
|Nominations Close||23 September 2019|
|Awards Presentation||11 December 2019 in Sydney|
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