National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

Fun, Learning, and Achievement

YFC Achiever Award Judges 2020 

We are so grateful for the support of some amazing people who have agreed to be our judges for the awards this year. Each category includes a current YFC member who understands the way YFC works as well as names from industry and media.

Meet the judges 2020








Community Supporter of the Year

Ally Hunter Blair – farmer and star of Born Lucky 

Sebastian Lassnig – Rural Youth Europe Chairman

Lucy Stowell – Chair of the Membership and Marketing Steering Group, Norfolk FYFC









Community Spirit Award

Scott Mitchell – farmer and world champion darts player

Stephanie Berkeley – Manager of Yellow Wellies – The Farm Safety Foundation

Dewi Parry – NFYFC Chairman 2020-21, Clywd FYFC









 Club Committee Member of the Year

Carl Edwards – Director Education and Public Engagement at LEAF

Laura Elliott – Project Sponsor, Major infrastructure at Essex County Council, member of the YFC Board 

Ed Dungait – Vice Chairman of NFYFC 2020-21, Northumberland FYFC









Entrepreneur of the Year

Kate Beavan – Owner of Kate's Country School, Farmers Guardian writer, and former presenter on Lambing Live  

Ian Burrows – NatWest's Head of Agriculture and Energy

Rachel Goldie – NFYFC Vice Chairman 2020-21, Yorkshire FYFC  








YFC Supporter of the Year

Gareth Wyn Jones – TV presenter, sheep and beef farmer

Ed Ford  – farmer and former NFYFC Chairman

George Baxter – AGRI Chairman 2020-21, Cambridgeshire FYFC








New Member of the Year

Will Evans – farmer, founder of Rock and Roll farming podcast, Farmers Weekly columnist 

Ed Bentley – member of Membership and Marketing Committee, Yorkshire FYFC 

Steph Watkins – Personal Development Steering Group Chairman, Gloucestershire FYFC. 








The Heart of YFC Award

Nigel Owens – world-renowned rugby referee and NFYFC President

Delme Harries – Chairman of NFYFC Board 

Ruth Cooper – Youth Forum Chairman, Cumbria FYFC    


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