IT has been revealed that NFU Mutual will again be the lead sponsor of the South West Farmer Awards.

The South West Farmer Awards give the farming community in the south west a chance to be recognised for their hard work. 

Nominations for the 2024 awards are now open - and this year, we have a new Woodland Hero category. To find out more about how to enter the awards, click here

Roz Hills, of NFU Mutual, said: “The 2023 awards ceremony was an immense success, and it is great to be sponsoring awards that champion the excellence, innovation, and dedication of the South West farming community.

South West Farmer: Winners of the 2023 South West Farmer Awards. Image: Aisling MagillWinners of the 2023 South West Farmer Awards. Image: Aisling Magill

“NFU Mutual is passionate about supporting rural communities and with over 110 years’ farming insurance expertise, we’re part of the fabric of rural life and remain committed to serving the needs of our members nationwide. From farm insurance, risk management advice and machinery inspection, we’ll protect what matters most to you.

“As a mutual, we have no shareholders to generate profits for. We’re here for our members, that’s why NFU Mutual delivers more than simply insurance; making farming safer, supporting rural communities, and tackling rural crime are just some of the ways we give back.

“Farming remains at the heart of what we do, we have the expertise, products and services to meet the needs of all types of farms, including smallholdings, diversified farms and large-scale farming operations. We are honoured to be sponsoring these awards for the second year, continuing to champion the South West farming community.”