A young horticulture student in a blue coat checking strawberry plants in a large horticulture greenhouse

Lantra Wales provides vital expert training and qualifications for the environmental and land-based industries. To celebrate this, Lantra Wales are hosting an exclusive awards ceremony to be held on Thursday, 18th January 2024 at the Metropole Hotel in Llandrindod Wells.

The awards ceremony will bring together other key partners, organisations, and individuals to recognise the initiatives, skills and enthusiasm of individuals pursuing careers within the environmental and land-based sectors.

Kevin Thomas, Director of Lantra Wales, said: “The Lantra Cymru Awards provide a platform to recognise and celebrate the outstanding contributions that individuals have made in the environmental and land-based sectors in Wales.

“If you know an individual that’s deserving of recognition in their field then please enter them and help celebrate this year’s successes. We would like to encourage all individuals, colleges and organisations to get involved and get nominating now!”

“We also value the support of Farming Connect in helping to put these Awards on”

The categories span a wide number of land-based sectors and build on new projects operating in horticulture and animal health and welfare.

Categories include College Learner of the Year (20 years and under), College Learner of the Year (21 years and over), Farming Connect Learner of the Year (under 40 and over 40 years), Farming Connect Horticulture Award, Farming Connect Farm Innovator Award, and the Lifetime Achievement Award.

The awards are free to enter, with the deadline for entries 20th October 2023. Judging will take place on the 6th and 7th November 2023 by a virtual panel of expert judges.

Judging will be undertaken by digital interview following a pre-selection process.

Download the nomination form here