Baltic Sea Farmer of the Year Award 2011
The award-winning farmers in this year’s brochure have applied a wide spectrum of solutions to achieve sustainable farming practices. These farmers are making a positive impact in the Baltic Sea region and their good examples can be used by other farmers who also aim to stop eutrophication and contribute to a healthy Baltic Sea.
This year the competition has been held in 8 countries; Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and Sweden. A national award has been presented to one winning farmer in each of the participating countries and an international jury has selected the regional winner.
This year’s regional winner, Mr. Marian Rak from Poland, has been awarded the Baltic Sea Farmer of the Year Award 2011 for his “strong commitment to environmental protection and for demonstrating how a successful progressive conventional farm can simultaneously reduce nutrient losses while enhancing biological and landscape biodiversity.”