Local Louth farmer, Andrew Workman, has been listed as a finalist for the Tillage Farmer of the Year Award at the nationwide Farmer of the Year Awards, which were held in Dublin on Friday, 26th May.
The Zurich Farm Insurance Farming Independent Farmer of the Year Awards, now in their fourth year, recognised excellence in all areas of the Irish farming industry, aiming to shine a light on one of the most successful and important sectors
The Farmer of the Year Awards, sponsored by Zurich Insurance, featured six categories including Beef, Dairy, Tillage and Farm Safety. In addition, a special ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ was awarded to Martin Ryan from Newport, Tipperary, and a Grand Prix Award was presented to Peter Hynes from Aherla, Cork, as overall Farmer of the Year. See
Speaking at the awards, Declan O’Halloran, Head of Sales &
Andrew Workman was recognised as being amongst the best in the Tillage Farmer of the Year category and we’re proud to help recognise this accomplishment. On behalf of Zurich, Ireland’s fastest growing farm insurer and a title sponsor of this event, I would like to congratulate Andrew Workman on reaching this standard, as well as all of the winners and finalists of the 2017 Farmer of the Year Awards. These Awards are a celebration of their successes and a showcase of some of the world-class work carried out by Ireland’s farming community, and it’s great to see them becoming an annual highlight in the farming calendar.”
The title sponsor for the Awards for the 4th year is Zurich Insurance, one of the country’s leading farm insurers. Zurich Insurance provides the complete farm insurance solution including cover for Property, Livestock, Business Interruption, Liability, Agricultural Vehicles, Personal Accident and Farm Home.
Category sponsors for the Awards are the Health & Safety Authority, The ICMSA, The Irish Independent and Teagasc.
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