Winners of 2022 RDS Spring Agriculture and Forestry Awards Revealed RDS celebrate innovative Irish farmers, foresters and agri-entrepreneurs Awards highlight climate-smart agriculture in practice
Friday, May 6 – The 2022 RDS Spring Agriculture and Forestry Awards presentation took place today in Dublin. With a total prize fund of €29,000, the awards celebrate and promote the principles of climate-smart agriculture in Ireland. Thirteen Award winners were announced over three main categories: Forestry, Livestock and Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development.
The 2022 RDS Spring Agriculture and Forestry Award recipients includes:
RDS Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development Awards
- Sustainable Rural Enterprise Award – Oriel Sea Salt, Co. Louth
According to RDS President, Professor J. Owen Lewis: “It is more important than ever to recognise the work of our farmers, foresters and agri-entrepreneurs, who are contributing to the sustainable development of Irish agriculture, which remains the most important industry in rural Ireland. This year’s Spring Agriculture and Forestry Award winners have achieved a balance between the economic and environmental needs of the sector and are highlighting what is possible when experience is combined with innovation and dedication.”
For more information on the RDS Spring Awards, visit: www.rds.ie/agriculture