Last year's South West Farmer Awards saw the Gibson, Dunstan and Cann families shortlisted for the Family-run Farm of the Year award.

This video, shown on the awards evening, demonstrates what's so excellent about all three.

This year's South West Farmer Awards are now open for nominations.

It's been a hard spring for the farming community given the relentless rain, winds and freezing temperatures.

Why not nominate a farmer or family for an award and give them a warm glow?

It takes just a few minutes here.