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Trio shortlisted for Farmer of the Year accolade

AbbeyAutoline has congratulated the three finalists who have made the shortlist for this year’s Farmer of the Year title at the Farming Life Awards 2021.

Aaron Keeling from G. Howcroft & Sons, James W.Henderson from Seafields Farm and James Alexander from Jalex Livestock have all the made the prestigious line-up.

The category, which has been keenly contested this year, has been sponsored by AbbeyAutoline, who are also shortlisted for Farm Safety Affiliate Award.

The winner is set to be announced at a gala ceremony in the La Mon Hotel & Country Club on Thursday October 28.

AbbeyAutoline Head of Agriculture, Richard Henderson said the insurance broker is proud to support the farming community in Northern Ireland.

He said: “With agriculture, fishing and forestry making up 41% of rural businesses in Northern Ireland, it is clear the farming community is a major contributor to the economy here.

“There is great deal of talent right across the sector, with farmers setting very high standards right across the industry as well as developing new and innovative ways of working for the future.

“AbbeyAutoline is proud to sponsor the Farmer of the Year category at the Farming Life Awards. The category was hotly contested which demonstrates the talent we have in the farming community here in Northern Ireland.

“Farming Life is a publication which is widely read right across the farming community and their awards are a great way of celebrating the excellence we have within the industry. We are delighted and proud to be sponsoring this year’s Farmer of the Year category and look forward to finding out who the winner will be.”

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