Applications are now closed for the inaugural AgriScot Diversified Farm of the Year award, sponsored by Royal Bank of Scotland and supported and facilitated by SAC Consulting. The many high-quality entries from all around the country made judging fascinating but challenging.  

The award was open to any farming businesses in Scotland able to demonstrate excellence in a diversified, farm-based, enterprise – from tourism to renewable energy to retail and everything in between.

“Across Scotland many farm businesses have successfully diversified to create new on-farm enterprises and income streams. This award is the opportunity to showcase this forward thinking and innovation, and to be an ambassador for Scottish farming.”
Ceri Ritchie, Sector Manager, SAC Consulting

The shortlist of finalists will be published in November 2021, and the winner will be announced at AgriScot in February 2022.

Rules for entry:

  1. Entrant’s farm must be based in Scotland
  2. Entrants should be willing to take part in PR in support of the award and allow visits by journalists and others if required
  3. Entrants should not have any issues which could undermine the reputation of the industry of the integrity of the award
  4. If successful, a representative of the farm must be available to attend the presentation ceremony at AgriScot on 17 November 2021
  5. In the case of applications submitted on behalf of a farmer by another (for example advisor, industry organisation...) the farmer’s permission must be sought prior to submission along with their agreement to the information supplied within the application form
  6. Any brochures, flyers, leaflets... relating to your diversified farm business must be emailed in PDF format along with your application form. Any videos of your diversified farm business must be no more than two minutes in length. Links or videos can be sent using WhatsApp with the applicant business name – see application form for mobile number to use
  7. Current staff and Board members of AgriScot, SAC Consulting and the Royal Bank of Scotland and their immediate family members are ineligible to apply for this award

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