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Kate Humble presents awards to Herefordshire farmers
8:00am Tuesday 11th September 2012 in Farming
HEREFORDSHIRE farmers came out tops again in the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Farming Awards.
TV presenter Kate Humble presented the winners Esther and Henry Rudge from Ballingham Court Farm, near Ballingham, with their cash prize and trophy at the Monmouthshire Show.
Second place was presented to Perrystone Estate, near Rosson- Wye, and third place was shared by Pound Farm, Holme Lacy, and Hyde Farm, Woolhope.
The awards demonstrate the high class environmental work that is carried out by farmers and their contribution to the landscape of the Wye Valley.
The 2013 Awards will concentrate on small farms under 100 hectares. Visit wyevalleyaonb.
org.uk for application forms that will be available from March 2013.
The Wye Valley AONB is an internationally important protected landscape containing some of the most beautiful lowland scenery in Britain?
The 44-mile stretch of the Wye winds down through the valley through spectacular limestone gorge scenery and dense ravine woodlands.