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NSW Farmer of the Year award

The NSW Farmer of the Year Award is a joint initiative between NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and NSW Farmers with the support of SafeWork NSW and The Land Newspaper, open to all farmers in NSW.

The Award is designed to showcase the NSW primary industries sector by recognising excellence in farming, acknowledging farmers who combine Work Health and Safety and environmental sustainable practices with profitable production and encouraging innovation, research and leadership in farming.

The successful ‘NSW Farmer of the Year’ will be awarded $10,000 and the other finalists will each receive $2,000. To further develop and improve their farming enterprise all finalists will also be invited to form part of the NSW Farmer professional network.

Important dates

Nominations Open July 2019
Nominations Close September 2019
Awards Presentation 2019 winner will be announced in December 2019

For more information or questions please email

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