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

Highly commended - 2012

These Highly Commended farmers demonstrate how a successful commercial farm can also benefit wildlife, regardless of farm size, farming system or location. We thank them all for giving our countryside a future.

Highly commended

England

  • George Atkinson - Hampshire - Mixed
  • Nick Baird - West Sussex - Arable/potatoes/pigs
  • Andrew Brown Rutland - Mixed
  • Roland & Katrina Brown - Kent - Mixed
  • Toby Bulgin - Norfolk - Livestock
  • Audrey Compton & John Whetman - Devon - Lowland Livestock
  • Lord Willoughby de Broke - Gloucestershire - Mixed
  • Neil & Stephanie Dobsonand family - Shropshire - Mixed
  • Richard Gatehouse - Devon - Arable/sheep
  • Philip Hambly - Cornwall - Lowland grassland
  • John Hewitt - Lincolnshire - Arable
  • JSR Farms - East Yorkshire - Arable
  • Peter & Juliet Kindersley - Berkshire - Mixed Organic
  • Ian Laurie - Herefordshire - Mixed
  • Robert & Louise Manning - Herefordshire - Arable
  • Catherine Palmer - Devon - Mixed
  • Pat & John Pimlott - Shropshire - Beef
  • Michael Poland - Isle of Wight - Beef
  • Robert Richmond - Gloucestershire - Dairy Arable
  • Stephen & Rosalind Smith - Warwickshire - Arable
  • Russell & Anneliese Stephenson - Durham - Mixed
  • Amy Wheelton - Derbyshire - Mixed
  • Sydney Carr - Nottinghamshire - Mixed
  • Mike Gooding - Oxfordshire - Mixed

Northern Ireland

  • Maurice Law - Fermanagh - Lowland Livestock

Scotland

  • John Leith - Aberdeenshire

Wales

  • Huw Jones - Carmarthenshire - Sheep
  • Brian and Sorcha Lewis - Powys - Upland sheep
In memoriam: the Memorial Garden at The Lodge. Bedfordshire, England