Udny farmer wins top award

Host Gyles Brandreth with Magnus Sinclair, Martin Hamer and Karl Schneider, editor of Farmers Weekly
Host Gyles Brandreth with Magnus Sinclair, Martin Hamer and Karl Schneider, editor of Farmers Weekly

A north east farmer is celebrating after winning a prestigious award.

Magnus Sinclair of Sinclair Contractors near Udny won the Farmers Weekly ‘Contractor of the Year’ award.

The fourteenth annual Farmers Weekly Awards took place on Thursday, October 4, at the prestigious Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane in London with fifteen awards, for different categories, presented to the best farmers in the country.

The awards recognise and reward farmers for innovation, commitment to the industry and hard work.

They aim to spread best practice, inspire others and influence the public about the role that farmers play in today’s society.

The awards showcase the best farmers in the country by telling their stories.

Magnus Sinclair has developed a diverse contracting business that uses the latest machinery and high-tech record keeping to improve efficiency and deliver a top-quality service to his customers.

Magnus is always keen to explore new opportunities that provide a chance to expand the business, and his willingness to embrace new technology that is able to help him deliver a better service to his customers.

The ‘Contractor of the Year of the Year’ award was sponsored by Fendt.

The event’s special guest writer, broadcaster, and former Conservative Member of Parliament, Gyles Brandreth, presented the awards in front of more than 1,000 guests.