The Royal Agricultural Society of England’s awards recognise excellence in science and technology, the environment and land and business management.
Do you know an individual or a business that is a leader in one of these areas? If so, why not enter them for one of the Society’s prestigious awards.
All RASE awards are open to members and non-members, except the Long Service Award where the nominator must be a member of the Society. To enter for an award, or to nominate someone else, contact Emily Stillwell via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bledisloe Gold Medal for Landowners
Smith & Williamson, the accountancy, investment management and tax group, is delighted to sponsor the Royal Agricultural Society of England’s Bledisloe award, which demonstrates outstanding achievement in the successful land management and development of an agricultural estate in England.
Excellence in Practical
Farming and Business Award
The award will recognise an individual setting a lead for other farmers on either a regional or national basis. Open to farmers and farm managers.
Long Service Award
RASE Long Service Awards are presented to employees (male or female) of members of the Royal Agricultural Society of England for approved service of not less than 40 years with (a) one employer on the same or different holdings, or (b) on the same holding with different employers.
National Agricultural Award
The award will be made to an individual to recognise an outstanding contribution to the advancement of agriculture in the UK. The award may be made for a particular achievement or the culmination of work over a number of years.
The Research Medal is presented for research work of outstanding merit carried out in the UK, which is proven or likely to be of benefit to agriculture.
The Technology Award recognises those who, working in a commercial environment, have applied scientific advance into technology through the development of a product or process. These are likely to lead to cost effective improvements for farmers in any aspect of practical agriculture.
The Society is very proud of the Awards Programme presented each year
and it continues to be greatly valued by the Industry.
We are delighted to announce the champions of the 2018 Awards as follows:
Bledisloe Gold Medal for Landowners – Viscount Downe of the Dawnay Estates, Yorkshire
National Agricultural Award – Caroline Drummond MBE, LEAF
Excellence in Practical Farming – David Speller, Applied Poultry
Research Medal – Dr Sarah Beynon FRES, Dr Beynon’s Bug Farm Ltd
Talbot-Ponsonby Prize for Agricultural Valuation – Tim Sedgewick
RASE continues to award a number of Student and Long Service Awards each year.
The Society is also delighted to sponsor the Farm and Small Woodlands Award in cooperation with the Royal Forestry Society.