Charitable Grant Scheme

Charitable Grants have been awarded in 2017 to:

Lauren Bennett, a Reaseheath agricultural student, and

Callum Preece, a Walford agricultural student, towards their training costs.

Shropshire Young Farmers Annual Rally.

Oak Farm – Ditton Priors.

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The Burwarton and District Agricultural Society Limited has limited funds available to make grants to assist in the furtherance of any of the following objects of the Society:

  1. The improvement of livestock, the advancement of breeding and the prevention and eradication of animal diseases.
  2. The advancement of science and research in connection with agriculture and rural industries.
  3. The development and improvement of crops and prevention and eradication of plant diseases and pests.
  4. The development and improvement of agricultural machinery and equipment.
  5. The holding of demonstrations and lectures on modern agricultural methods and processes.
  6. The promotion of agricultural education and training.
  7. The encouragement of Young Farmers Clubs and of activities related to agriculture by other youth organisations.
  8. The encouragement of rural crafts and industries of interest to the farming community.
  9. The promotion of co-operation between farmers and other land users with special reference to conservation.
  10. The promotion of co-operation between rural and urban communities.

Application for grants to assist projects that further any of the above objects should be made in writing to the Secretary of the Society at The Show Office, Burwarton, Bridgnorth, Shropshire WV16 6QJ by 14 February.

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