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The Caroline Drummond Award celebrating and communicating farming excellence

The Caroline Drummond Award – Celebrating and Communicating Farming Excellence. Supported by The British Guild of Agricultural Journalists, The Institute of Agricultural Management and Linking Environment And Farming

Set up in memory of former LEAF Chief Executive, Caroline Drummond MBE, who led LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) for over 30 years, the award will recognise an individual who personifies her passion and drive to advance more sustainable farming and communicating that to their peers, the wider food chain and the public.

The award is open to farmers and other individuals involved in the farming industry.

The award is supported by:

“I hope that the award will encourage others to approach the communication of sustainable farming in a similar fashion to Caroline`s methods. That is using encouragement, motivation, enthusiasm and excitement for the good of all,”

–  Caroline’s husband Philip Ward.

“Caroline had a passion for improving the way the world farms and protects the environment and for sharing that message to as wide an audience as possible. This award means that others with that passion can be recognised for what they do,”

–  Cedric Porter, LEAF vice chairman and agricultural journalist.

“This award is a fitting tribute to Caroline and her determination to show the wider world that good farming practice and looking after the environment go hand in hand. The twin challenges of feeding an increasing global population and climate change make that goal more important than ever before,”

–  BGAJ chairman Johann Tasker.

“Caroline Drummond was an inspirational leader in agriculture.  IAgrM is delighted and proud to support this award in recognition of Caroline’s work and as a lasting legacy to inspire others working in sustainable farming,”

–  Victoria Bywater, Director IAgrM.

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