students.png  Other Awards

The Trust supports a range of other awards, prizes and initiatives throughout the industry.

Here are some examples of these Awards, together with some of the reports, posters etc produced by recipients:
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Karthikeyan Manivasakan: Evaluating the efficacy of Soil Moisture Controlled Watering System

Earth Trust: Contribution to Weather Station


Support for printing conference proceedings for Pan African conference of Agricultural Engineering

Farm visits for agricultural technology students


Tom Evans: Equipment for intelligent spot sprayer project.

Oskar Schortz and Marcus Comaschi: Equipment grant for ‘gyroponics’ project to enable  production of 3m diameter working prototype ‘GyroPlant’

Ruaraidh Oliver: Funding towards fabrication of drill for project on 'Zero Draught Seed Establishment'


Elizabeth Dickinson, University of York: Technologies for recycling waste agricultural biomass




Institution of Agricultural Engineers: Support for IAgrE Student Membership

Arkwright Scholarships for two students annually

Prizes for achievement at Cranfield University, Harper Adams University and Royal Agricultural University

Academic Membership of IAgrE and Membership of AgriFood Charities Partnership (AFCP)