Hats off to the top farming families of 2023

Hats off to the top farming families of 2023

These colourful stories show us what can happen when families pull together and work towards turning their innovative operations into Australian success stories.

The Suttors

Suttor Family
David Suttor and his son Will. Image: Rachael Lenehan.

Many of our farming families have fascinating histories stretching back generations. However, the story of the Suttor family from Brucedale in Bathurst hasn’t only been shared amongst themselves, it’s been shared with the whole of Australia.

The Johnstons

Gary Johnston and his son Sam. Image: Rachael Lenehan.

Some people seem to be able to come up with great ideas over and over again – Gary Johnston has already shown he’s one of these people. Now his son Sam seems set to follow in his footsteps.

The Hermanns

The Hermann clan. Image: Jessica Vant.

Walnuts are the latest addition to the local food and fibre mix that is feeding the future of farming for the Herrmann family at Murrami.

The Herberts

the herberts
Andrew and Tess Herbert. Image: Rachael Lenehan.

Central West lot feeders Tess and Andrew Herbert have turned adaptability into a fine art, taking top honours for their efforts as 2023’s Farmers of the Year.

If you enjoy reading these stories on farming families, get a sneak peek of the Jan/Feb 2024 issue with the Armstrongs, and learn how they transformed their nearly 150-year-old working sheep station into a luxury farmstay.

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