Scottish Rural Awards 2020

Award Criteria

Open to all agricultural businesses, the Best Farming Business Award aims to highlight the importance of farming and associated industries in rural Scotland. This category has the enhancement of Scotland’s rural resources at its core; protecting, managing and developing the land for the benefit of current and future generations.

Mossgiel Farm won the Farming category at the Scottish Rural Awards 2019. From left: Dougie Vipond, Bryce Cunningham, Mark Mitchell

Who can enter?

This category is open to all agribusinesses, including agrichemicals, breeding, crop production (farming and contract farming); distribution, farm machinery, processing and seed supply, as well as marketing and retail sales.

Most businesses nominate themselves but you can also nominate as a friend, family member or happy customer. Click on one of the purple buttons to begin.

What the judges are looking for:

The judges will ask the following questions:

How are the nominees managing the wild environment?

Are the nominee’s methods in agribusiness effective and considerate?

How does the nominee develop and enhance Scotland’s rural resources?