RSPB's Hope farm, at the time of the wheat harvest, Knapwell, Cambridgeshire

Highly Commended - 2011

We've recognised farmers who have done wonderful work to benefit wildlife, but were pipped to the winning post. They demonstrate that effective conservation can be built into a successful commercial farm regardless of farm size or system.

Highly commended

England

  • Richard Harrison - Bedfordshire - Organic Dairy/ Mixed
  • Tim Scott - CambridgeshireMixed (predominantly arable)
  • Audrey Compton and John Whetman - Devon - Lowland livestock
  • Catherine Palmer - Devon - Mixed
  • Gordon Hawcroft - East Riding of Yorkshire - Arable
  • Roddy Mair - East Sussex - Mixed arable and livestock
  • Jonathan Capes - Hampshire - Arable
  • James Brown - Lincolnshire - Organic vegetables and cereals
  • Dick Johnson - Norfolk - Herbs
  • George Fenemore - Oxfordshire - Mixed
  • Bob Anderson - Wiltshire - Mixed

Northern Ireland

  • Davida O'Connor - County Down - Arable
  • Brendan Tumelty - County Down - Mixed
  • Paul O'Hagan - County Londonderry - Upland

Scotland

  • Tina and Ian Wightman - Berwickshire- Arable
  • Michael and Shirley Clarke - Dumfriesshire - Lowland livestock

Wales

  • John Burns (owner) and Richard Gough (manager) - Carmarthenshire - Lowland mixed
  • Hywel Williams - Conwy - Upland livestock
Snowdrops Galanthus nivalis