The Isle of Wight was represented at the British Farming Awards last week (17th October) at the National Conference Centre in Birmingham.
Robert Chapman, of Westover Farm, was shortlisted for the ‘Contractor Innovator of the Year’ award.
Gold Award for the ‘Dairy Innovator of the Year’
Paul Griffin, of Briddlesford Farm, won the first place Gold Award for the ‘Dairy Innovator of the Year’.
“I am thrilled to receive this award, which recognises the fantastic support of the whole team at Briddlesford.
“We pull together to make this business what it is today.”
The main sponsors of the event are The Farmers’ Guardian and Morrisons.
Celebrating diversity and innovation
Ben Briggs, editor of Farmers’ Guardian said,
“These awards reflect the breadth of the farming industry, celebrating the diversity and innovation present in an industry which faces continuing change and challenges.”
Finalists came from around the whole of the UK.
News and photo shared by Judi on behalf Briddlesford Lodge Farm. Ed