National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

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YFC Achiever Award Judges 2021 

We have an impressive line-up of judges for this year’s awards. Check out who will be choosing our finalists and winners for each category.

Heart of YFC Award, sponsored by Eternit 








Nigel Owens MBE, NFYFC President

Delme Harries – Chair of NFYFC’s Board of Management

Sarah Emmott, Chair of Membership and Marketing Steering Group 

Farm Safety Award, sponsored by SGN  








Hannah Jackson (aka the Red Shepherdess)

Steph Berkeley Manager at Yellow Wellies (The Farm Safety Foundation)

Ed Dungait NFYFC’s Vice Chair

Entrepreneur of the Year Award, supported by NatWest








Zoe Colville (Aka The Chief Shepherdess),

Alexia Robinson, founder of Love British Food

Tom Pope, YFC AGRI Chair 

Community Spirit Award, sponsored by Tama








Gareth Wyn Jones, TV presenter and farmer

Jude McCann, CEO of The Farming Community Network

Rachel Goldie, NFYFC Chairman 2021-22

Community Supporter of the Year Award








Abi Reader, Dairy Farmer in Wales, Chair NFU Cymru Milk Board, Chair CHeCS, CoFounder #CowsOnTour

Jeanette Dawson, Chair of Trustees at RABI

Rosie Bennett, NFYFC’s Vice Chair

YFC Supporter of the Year








Charlotte Smith, Presenter on Farming Today and Countryfile

Tom Martin, Founder of Face Time a Farmer

Katie Sanderson, Competitions Steering Group Chair

Aspiring Rural Leader of the Year 








Charlie Beaty, mixed farmer, Young Farmer columnist for Farmers Weekly

Dewi Parry, former NFYFC Chair (2019-20)

Polly Baines, Chair of Personal Development Steering Group

New Member of the Year 







Simon Haley, Rural Business Advisor

Gareth Jones, Head of Producer Marketing at British Wool

Richard Jeyes, NFYFC's Youth Forum Chair


Thank you to our 2021 YFC Achiever Award sponsors  



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