Winner of the Soil Farmer of the Year 2019 announced

Julian Gold, an arable farmer from Oxfordshire has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Soil Farmer of the Year.

The competition, now in its fourth year is organised by the Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit (FCCT) and Innovation for Agriculture (IfA) and is generously sponsored by Cotswold Seeds and Lush.  

The competition aims to find famers and growers who are engaged with, and passionate about managing their soils in a way which supports productive agriculture, reduces greenhouse gas emissions, and builds soil health, organic matter and carbon.

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John Swire - Deputy editor of Agronomist and Arable Farmer as well as responsibility for the Agronomist and Arable Farmer and Farm Business websites. After 17 years milking cows on the family farm John started writing about agriculture in 1998 and has since written for a variety of publications and has developed a wide circle of contacts within the industry. When not working John is a season ticket holder at Stoke City and also of late has become a fitness freak, listing cycling, swimming and walking as his exercises of choice.