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Honours, Awards and Appointments

Congratulations to the following CARAS Fellows and Associates that the Secretary has been
made aware of who has received Honours, Awards or significant Appointments.


Honours:

 

Title

First Name

Last Name

CARAS

Information

Mr

Andrew

Arbuckle MBE

FRAgS

Awarded MBE in the 2024 New Years Honours for his work as a trustee and fundraiser for farming charity, RSABI, and his services to farming and his community.

Mr

Bill 

Gray MBE

FRAgS

Awarded MBE in Kings Birthday Honours June 2023 for outstanding service to agriculture, charity and the community in Scotland

Ms

Ursula

Lavery MBE

FRAgS

Awarded an MBE in the Kings 2023 New Years Honours list for services to the Agri-Food Industry and to the economy in Northern Ireland

Mr

James

McVicar Morrison BEM

FRAgS

Awarded  BEM in the Kings 2023 New Years Honours list for services to agriculture in Northern Ireland

Mr

Robin

Mercer BEM

FRAgS

Awarded an BEM in the Kings 2024 New Years Honours list for services to Business and to the Economy in Northern Ireland

Mr

Adrian

Morrow 

ARAgS

Awarded an BEM in the Kings 2024 New Years Honours list for voluntary services to habitat conservation and to the community in County Antrim

Ms

Janet

Swadling OBE

ARAgS

Awarded an OBE in the Kings 2023 New Years Honours list for services to farming and education.

Mrs

Suzie

Wilkinson MBE

ARAgS

Awarded MBE in Kings Birthday Honours June 2023 for services to the Farming Community in Somerset

Mr

Philip

Wynn OBE

FRAgS

Awarded OBE in the 2024 New Years Honours for services to farming and the environment.


Awards and Appointments:

 

Title

First Name

Last Name

CARAS

Information

Mrs

Olive

Clarke OBE

FRAgS

Special Recognition Lifetime Achievement British Agriculture at the 2023 British Farming Awards

Mr

Robert

Craig

FRAgS

Appointed Chairman of RABDF. 2023 ‘Farming Champion’ Cumbria Farm Community awards  

Mr

George

Dunn

FRAgS

Awarded Gold Winner for outstanding Contribution to British Agriculture at the 2023 British Farming Awards

Mr

John

Egerton

ARAgS

Appointed President Elect of the Ulster Grassland Society.

Mr

Jake

Freestone

ARAgS

The Inaugural Caroline Drummond award and the 2023 BBC Food and Farming award

Mrs

Milly

Fyfe

ARAgS

Silver award at Northamptonshire Food and Drink awards for Local Food Hero. Plus, Northamptonshire Business person and new start up business of the year

Mr

Aled

Griffiths

FRAgS

Two Lifetime Achievement Awards this year. The first one was at the BEIC & BPC National Egg & Poultry Awards and the second one from the Egg & Poultry Industry Conference

Mr

Stephen

Jacob

ARAgS

Appointed to the position of CEO of The Institute for Agriculture & Horticulture

Mr

Meurig

James

FRAgS

2023 FUW award for outstanding services to the dairy industry in Wales.

Mr

Alastair

Leake

FRAgS

Awarded the Royal Agricultural Society of England (RASE) National Agricultural Award, “in recognition of his leadership of the Allerton Project

Prof

Elizabeth

Magowan

ARAgS

Presidency at British Society of Animal Science (BSAS)

Mr

Billy

Martin OBE

FRAgS

Awarded the Belfast Telegraph Cup for outstanding agricultural achievement

Dr

Steven

Morrison

ARAgS

Appointed a BSAS Trustee

Mrs

Janet

Phillips

FRAgS

Appointed the High Sherriff of Gwynedd in March 2023

Mrs

Paula

Smyth

ARAgS

Received the Farm Safety Affiliate Award (Lantra Ireland) at the Farming Life Awards in Northern Ireland

Mr

John

Thorley

FRAgS

Awarded the Farmers Weekly 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award

 Dr

Johnny

Wake

ARAgS

Awarded the Royal Agricultural Society of England (RASE) Bledisloe Gold Medal for outstanding contributions to farming. Also awarded Silver award at Northamptonshire Food and Drink awards for Farming and environmental sustainability

Mr

Andrew

Wear

ARAgS

Bisca 2023 Shearing Personality of the year award

Mrs

Heather

Wildman

FRAgS

2023 Adviser of the year Scottish Agriculture Awards

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