IGS is delighted to have been awarded silver at the 2020 British Farming Awards in the Agri-Tech Innovator of the Year category.
The event, which was broadcast online and hosted by Vernon Kay, showcased the innovation and achievements of British farmers across the agricultural industry.
Chief Executive of IGS, David Farquhar, commented: “British farming is absolutely world-leading and it's a real honour to be recognised by the industry as we continually look for new ways to innovate and work in partnership with traditional agricultural producers to ensure sustainable food supplies for future generations.
“The competition was exceptionally strong and it’s amazing to see IGS listed alongside some of the most forward-thinking and innovative people and businesses in the agriculture industry. This year has been a real challenge for many, but it was a real joy to see everyone come together and celebrate virtually!”
The awards gave opportunity to shine a spotlight on the emerging new agri-technologies coming into the industry along with talented new entrants and a hugely diverse array of diversification enterprises.
A full list of winners is available here.
“I choose to challenge because as an engineer I believe more diversity leads to more creativity.”
“I choose to challenge because we need women’s skills and insights at ALL levels in the workplace.”
“I choose to challenge because I think women should always support other women and because inequality is still a major problem in some countries around the world.”
“I choose to challenge because encouraging challenge breeds genuine innovation across our business.”
"I choose to challenge gender stereotypes and encourage constructive challenges from all."
“I choose to challenge to address imbalance.”
“I choose to challenge because we need to celebrate women's achievements and drive positive change in gender balance both in the workplace and our everyday lives.”
“I choose to challenge because everyone deserves the chance to achieve their full potential.”
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