Young Agronomist of the Year award goes to Sally Cox

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In a glittering ceremony at  London’s Bankside Hilton on Thursday night Sally Cox of Farmacy was crowned Young Agronomist of the Year. The National Arable & Grassland Awards were run by Agronomist & Arable Farmer and Farm Contractor and Large Scale Farmer magazines to showcase the best in British agriculture.

Thus far in her career as an agronomist Sally has worked in Australia and then as an assistant agronomist for Bayer before joining her current employer Farmacy as an arable agronomist. Having worked through the Foundation Programme, she won the prestigious Barrie Orme shield in 2016. She currently works as a specialist in Omnia Precision Farming. Her current customer base of 30 farmers covers 6,400 hectares in the East Midlands.

“I am absolutely thrilled to be given this award. Its means so much to me, and it is the culmination of a lot of hard work and great support from Farmacy in helping me get where I am today.”

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Editor of Agronomist and Arable Farmer as well as responsibility for the Agronomist and Arable Farmer and Farm Business websites. After 17 years milking cows on the family farm John started writing about agriculture in 1998 and has since written for a variety of publications and has developed a wide circle of contacts within the industry. When not working John is an avid follower of Stoke City.