The Trustees are very pleased to receive reports from many awardees and some of these are included below, as well as illustrating the variety and breadth of awards made by the Trust.


Current and recent Research Projects


Recent Travel Awards

  • Erosion Control through use of filtasparagus.jpger socks to control runoff, sediment and nutrient losses from arable lands under extreme rainfall events (Cranfield University)


  • Annual Review presentation


  • Travel to attend CIGR/AgEng2016 conference 

  • Travel Award for MSc project - Malta


  • Leaf-specific weed control on vegetable crops  (Reading University)


  • Support for Engineers without Borders project, Malawi


  • Effect of conservation tillage systems on the creation of optimum seed bed conditions for oilseed rape in UK  (Cranfield University)

    CIGR paper

  • Travel Award for MSc project- MalawiP8278925.jpg

  • Optimising soil erosion, control and run-off management in forage maize (Cranfield University):


  • Travel to attend European Society Soil Conservation conference, Rumania


  • The effect of low ground pressure and controlled traffic farming systems on soil properties and crop development for 3 tillage systems (Harper Adams University)

  • Support for travel Mexico- water treatment project

  • The design and control of a hybrid ventilation system for UK pig buildings (Harper Adams University)

  • Support for PhD students to attend Soils Conference, Rothamsted


  • Novel EM Sensor for Measuring Fish (University of Liverpool)

  • Support for student group to attend 2016 Field Robot EventDBT Thanks.jpg


  • Pore size distributions in soils (Warwick University)

  • Support for travel to attend Thermal Management Symposium


  • Ecosystem service delivery within a strip tillage system. Effect of tillage and fertiliser regime on provisioning service delivery

  • Support for travel to ASABE 2015



    students.png  Other Awards

    • Support for IAgrE Young Engineers Competition


      and IAgrE Mentoring Scheme   

    • Test equipment  (Holme Lacey College)

    • Support for Innovation Design Engineering course

    • Subsistence support for studies and support for student project work

    • Support to attend Six Sigma Green belt training course


    certificate.png  Studentship Awards

    The Studentship Awards for 2016/17 were made on 15th February 2017           

    Feb 2017 awards.jpg


    L-r Joe Robinson, Henry Thorpe, Alan Mobbs, Dr Paul Miller (Trust Technical Secretary), Chaunce Barrett-Crosdil and

    David White (Trustee).





    Paul Miller, Trust Technical Secretary congratulating Trust scholars, James Charnley and Adam Montgomery, on their graduation, September 2016   

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