3rd October 2014 – Congratulations to Poul Hovesen on winning two awards at the Farmers Weekly Awards ceremony held on 2nd October at London’s Grosvenor House in front of 1,200 people. Poul was winner of the Farmers Weekly ‘Arable Farmer of the Year Award’ and also the UK’s most prestigious award in farming ‘Farmer of the Year Award’.
The judges’ citation – “Poul Hovesen is an inspiring leader for farming in so many ways. He’s developing his own young team to run every farming operation so that he can deliver the highest standards. His business insight, environment awareness and uptake of science are delivering a genuinely sustainable operation on a vast scale. His modest, but authoritative, character is influencing farming, and the wider industry, for the good of everyone”.
Images: Poul (pictured above with Farmers Weekly Editor, Jane King and comedienne and television presenter, Sue Perkins and Colm McKay from British Sugar receiving the Arable Farmer of the Year Award). Pictured below with Sue Perkins, Liz Truss, the Secretary of State for the Environment, and Farmers Weekly Editor, Jane King).
For more information visit the Farmers Weekly website.