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

Highly Commended

Our Highly Commended category recognises farmers doing wonderful work to benefit wildlife, but were pipped to the winning post in this year's competition.

Highly commended

England

  • Toby Bulgin - Norfolk - Livestock
  • David Robinson - East Sussex - Mixed
  • Michael Payne - East Sussex - Livestock
  • Brigid Kirsch - Surrey - Livestock
  • Audrey Compton and John Whetman - Devon - Lowland livestock
  • Philip Hambly - Cornwall - Lowland livestock
  • Pamela Smith - Devon - Upland livestock
  • Alec Mercer - Staffordshire
  • Sydney Carr - Nottinghamshire
  • George and Gillian - Browning - Warwickshire
  • Caroline Corsie - Worcestershire
  • Malcolm Eykyn - Warwickshire
  • Karen & Tom Burn and James and William Douglas - Northumberland - Mixed - 112ha
  • JSR Farms Ltd - East Yorkshire - Arable 
  • Giles Mounsey - Heysham - Cumbria Mixed
  • Chris and Denise Walton - Berwickshire - Mixed Organic

Scotland

  • Stephen Melville - Fife -Arable
  • Robert Dodds - Kirkudbrightshire - Dairy
  • Patrick Bowden-Smith - FifeMixed

Wales

  • Jim and Kate Beavan - Monmouthshire - Mixed
  • Gwyn Thomas - Gwynedd - Mixed upland

Northern Ireland

  • Maurice McHenry - County Antrim - Sheep
  • Patrick Reihill - County Fermanagh - Lowland livestock
  • Maurice Law - County Fermanagh - Livestock
  • Cecil Nelson - County Down - Arable