Downs ag retailers, growers recognised at awards night

Downs ag retailers, growers recognised at awards night

Rural retailer Landmark has won the Pacific Seeds Central and Southern Downs Agent of the Year Award for its service to the seed industry.

Hugh Reardon-Smith was at the Advanta Seeds Agents and Industry Christmas Party at the Toowoomba Showgrounds to collect the award.

The Farmer of the Year Award went to Charles Farming Co for its ongoing dedication to the advancement of cropping.

David Ridgway received a 30-Year Farmer Service Award for his outstanding personal contribution to the industry.

The Trial Co-Operator of the Year Award was scooped by growers Andy and Alison Gilmore for their high level of participation in Pacific Seeds’ trials.

Pb Agrifood was recognised for its work in the industry, winning the Agent Excellence Award, and CRT Raff Group was presented with the Excellence in Service Award.

The Agent Service Award was presented to Norco Rural.

NFW Group won the Field Service Award, and Pursehouse Rural took home the Farmer Service Award.

The Grower Focus Award went to Olsens Produce, and the Customer Service Award went to Varys Brookstead.

Felton Produce and Elders both earned Achiever Awards.

Pacific Seeds hybrids are produced and marketed by Advanta Seeds.

The full list of winners

  • Agent of the Year: Landmark
  • Farmer of the Year: Charles Farming Co
  • Trial Co-Operator of the Year: Andy and Alison Gilmore
  • Agent Excellence: Pb Agrifood
  • Excellence in Service: CRT Raff Group
  • Agent Service: Norco Rural
  • Field Service: NFW Group
  • Farmer Service: Pursehouse Rural
  • Grower Focus: Olsens Produce
  • Customer Service: Varys Brookstead
  • Achiever: Felton Produce
  • Achiever: Elders


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Image: Landmark won the Agent of the Year Award, presented by Advanta Seeds managing director Nick Gardner to Hugh Reardon-Smith