The LAMMA Present and the Establishment of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) have partnered up once more to announce the 2023 Younger Engineer Award.

Deadline for entries for the award, which goals to showcase the work of younger engineers in selling sustainability and profitability on UK farms, is on Friday, November 18, 2022.

Head of occasions at Agriconnect, Nichola Bell, mentioned: “Our roots lie in championing one of the best of British agricultural engineering, and that is nonetheless carefully aligned with LAMMA’s mission immediately.

“The Younger Engineer Award offers us the chance to determine promising younger expertise within the sector and, in doing so, we goal to supply them with alternatives to additional their careers.”

Final yr’s winner, Stephen Davies, will return to LAMMA 2023 as an exhibitor together with his DTec 200 feeding and mixing bucket.

Stephen Davies with the 2022 LAMMA Younger Engineer Award

“I’d positively advocate that others enter the award,” Davies mentioned.

“It confirmed me I used to be on the appropriate path and made the appropriate choice to launch my very own enterprise and proceed engaged on the DTec 200.”

LAMMA Younger Engineer Award

The LAMMA Younger Engineer Award showcases engineers who’ve created or made adjustments to a chunk of agricultural equipment, tools or know-how and, by doing so, improved effectivity, profitability or sustainability on-farm.

LAMMA has mentioned that eligible entries can embrace:

  • Merchandise which have been designed and absolutely manufactured;
  • Prototypes in growth;
  • Ideas within the preliminary levels of growth;
  • Current merchandise which have been modified, offering they’ve been considerably improved the effectivity, productiveness and/or sustainability of the product.

These concerned about making use of for the award ought to go to the LAMMA Present web site to enter.

Entry is free and each people and corporations are eligible to use. The award is open to engineers as much as 35 years of age and beneath as of January 1, 2023.

After the deadline for entries on November 18, judges will decide the shortlist to place to public vote from December 2, 2022.

The winner will probably be decided by a mixture of judges’ scores and public voting outcomes and will probably be introduced on the LAMMA Present in January 2023.