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2017 Awards Dinner

With another successful competition year, the 2017 presentation of awards evening on the 10th November attracted over 300 farmers, industry and sponsors.

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The Cheshire County Farming Competition is probably the oldest established farms competition on a County scale held anywhere in the UK. The objective is to encourage pride and healthy competitiveness in all aspects of farming and thereby uphold the tradition of best practice farming in Cheshire.

There is a choice of 23 classes designed to cater for a variety of farming interests:

  • COMPLETE FARMS: Large, Medium, Small, Non dairy and CCC holding (The winners go forward to the supreme champion farm section)
  • LIVESTOCK: Dairy herd (inspection), In calf dairy heifers, Maiden Heifers, Beef Breeding herd, Beef feeding Herd, Sheep Flock.
  • EQUINE: Best equine establishment
  • FODDER CROPS: Forage Maize
  • ARABLE CROPS: Winter wheat, winter and spring barley, Winter Oats, Early Potatoes, Second Early, Main crop potatoes, Winter Oilseed Rape.
  • GRASSLAND: Best sown ley in previous year
  • FARM MACHINERY: Care and Maintenance
  • FARM BUILDINGS: Appearance, usefulness and maintenance. (Old and new)
  • FARMING AND WILDLIFE: Sympathetic considerations within context of commercial farming.
  • FARM GARDENS: Layout, variety and maintenance.
  • DIVERSIFICATION: Farm based alternative enterprise.
  • COMPETENT YOUNG PERSON IN AGRICULTURE AWARD: for young ambitious person aged between 16-24 working on farm in Cheshire

The classes are judged on your own farm or business, not in a show ring. Why not think about entering one or a number of these classes to show how your business compares with others in the County of Cheshire.

CCFC Committee

  • President
    Richard Fitton
  • Chairman
    Alan Walker
  • Secretary
    TBC

Organised By

Cheshire Agriculture Society
Mid Cheshire Farmers Club
The Cheshire Farmers Club
Cheshire West & Chester Council
Cheshire East Council
CGS, YFC

Events Diary

  • 2rd July - Open Evening Farm Garden
  • 16th July - Supreme Farm Open Evening
  • 9th November - Annual Presentation of Awards Dinner

Contact Us

For more details and postal entry forms please contact the secretary.

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Entry Forms