As anticipation grows for the fifth annual British Farming Awards, leading agricultural machinery manufacturer, Kubota UK, is sponsoring the ‘Agricultural Student of the Year’ award, highlighting its commitment to investing in the future of the industry.

Following a series of successive partnerships with agricultural colleges in the UK and Ireland, such as Harper Adams and Ballyhaise College, the sponsorship adds to Kubota’s initiative of supporting the education of young adults and encouraging innovation in the farming sector.

Taking place on Thursday 19th October at The National Conference Centre in Birmingham, the awards celebrate the hard work, skill and determination of farmers, showcasing their achievements working within the UK agricultural industry.

Dave Roberts, Managing Director at Kubota UK, said: “The British Farming Awards is a fantastic event, applauding the great work of today’s expert farmers and the potential of the next generation. Investing in the farmers of tomorrow is essential to the industry’s success, which is why Kubota UK are proudly sponsoring the ‘Agricultural Student of the Year’ award.

“As a leading agricultural machinery manufacturer, we have a responsibility to make sure that young farmers have the guidance and equipment they need to succeed. This is a continuous effort that we’re dedicated to, proven by the partnerships we’ve made with several leading agricultural colleges across the UK.

“As the industry evolves, so does its specialisms, which is why it’s vital that Kubota provides the most effective and reliable equipment, allowing operators to be as efficient and productive as possible, whilst meeting the ever changing needs of the sector. We wish each candidate the best of luck on the night and look forward to hearing about the prosperous future of UK farming.”

To see the British Farming Awards finalists for Agricultural Student of the Year, or book tickets to the event, visit: https://www.britishfarmingawards.co.uk/finalists/


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