The Rural Professional of the Year Awards recognises excellence in the rural profession, and in promoting the values within the profession and expertise in the field.
The awards are open to rural professionals who provide professional advice or consultancy services to the farming community, including farm consultants, bank managers, scientists, sales representatives or any other individual that can demonstrate they make a positive impact on New Zealand farmers' business and the industry through their work.
The nation's best rural professionals will be eligible for the Beef + Lamb NZ Sheep and Beef Rural Professional of the Year, DairyNZ Dairy Rural Professional of the Year, and the Farmax Emerging Rural Professional of the Year awards
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Contestants' will be assessed for their knowledge base and expertise in their respective fields, the insights and contribution they bring to their industry, and professionalism they demonstrate in the field and within the wider community.