Our donors

The Foundation would like to express grateful thanks to the following organisations for their support

Awards Galore!

25th November, 2015

Recent awards for Lord Plumb and David Richardson

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Keeping up with the times!

30th September, 2015

Keeping up with the times - indeed we are!

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Bledisloe Medal Award for Lord Plumb

7th September, 2015

In July Lord Henry Plumb was delighted to be awarded the Bledisloe Medal at The Royal Agricultural University's Convocation

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Bumper Crop of applications

6th August, 2015

Largest amount of applications to date received for the latest round.

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HPF and head teachers visit RAU

27th July, 2015

During June HPF take Hanley Swan and Maweni Primary School head teachers to visit The Royal Agricultural University

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Fabulous celebration for Henry

26th June, 2015

On the 10th May, the trustees of the foundation and invited guests helped to celebrate 90th birthday

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Cumbria Visit

26th June, 2015

Lord Plumb and John Alliston visited HPF graduate, Sarah Stobart and Cumbria in April 2015

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Field Officer Appointment

23rd April, 2015

The foundation have appointed a field officer for our mentors and mentees

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Happy Birthday Lord Plumb

27th March, 2015

Happy 90th Birthday Lord Plumb

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Lord Plumb on BBC Radio 4

12th March, 2015

Henry Plumb had to leave school at the age of 15 to work the family farm during the Second World War. Thirty years later he'd become one of the most important figures in British agriculture, steering UK farmers into the Common Market in 1973 as President of the NFU.

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PhD grant for RAU graduate trainee

5th March, 2015

Emily Edwards, Graduate Trainee in the Business Development Centre at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) has been awarded a £1,000 bursary by the Henry Plumb Foundation to help with her PhD study fee.

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New Trustee appointed

9th February, 2015

In December we were delighted to appoint Mr Adam Quinney as our newest Trustee to the Foundation.

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Support for SAYFC leadership programme

19th January, 2015

A new SAYFC leadership programme initiative was launched during the inaugual SAYFC Agri & Rural Affairs Conference "Precision in Practise" during November.

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First Award to City Farms

21st November, 2014

Lord Plumb and John Alliston visited Surrey Docks Farm recently where they met with Tom Goody. Tom is the first recipient of the annual award that will be given to applicants from City Farms each year and the successful candidates will receive financial assistance and of course a HPF Mentor.

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Henry Plumb Foundation goes from strength to strength

4th August, 2014

The hopes and ambitions of three more budding agricultural entrepreneurs received a substantial boost as the work of the Henry Plumb Foundation (HPF) gathers pace.

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....and many other individuals for their very generous donations - thank you