We were delighted with the response to our
‘Future Farming’ art and video competition funded by the Dr E M Cruickshank
Over 300 entries were received and a selection will be exhibited
on the SRUC stand at the Royal Highland Show 2016.
Winning and the top 20
art entries can be seen below – well done to all the young people across
Scotland for such fantastic work.
Primary Aged Results
Winner: Innes Parkin P7, from Drumblade Primary School, Huntly for his drawing of a future farming scene showing robots, flying feeders, a mobile shed and various other futuristic farming equipment (pictured below).
Second place: Rebecca Gibb P6 from Duncow Primary School,
Dumfriesshire for her drawing entitled “the solar powered milking parlour” (pictured below).
Third Place: Murray McRoberts from Mauchline Primary School
in Ayrshire for his drawing “The Helicopter Farm” (pictured below).
Winner of the Barony Award Junior Category
Jennifer Jahn aged 11 from Shawhead Primary
School for her drawing “Eggbot” which depicts a robot which gathers eggs and
has an incubator for hatching chicks as well as a number of other novel
Jennifer has won a trip to be an animal keeper to the Barony
Campus Animal Care Training Centre where she and a friend will get the chance
to get hands on experience with a variety of animals including chinchillas,
bearded dragons, snakes, tortoises, terrapins and various species of fish and
Secondary Aged Winner
Winner of the best entry in the video competition and winner of the senior Barony Award was Jay Burns a pupil in S3
from St. Josephs College in Dumfries. Jay has won tickets and spending
money to go to the Highland Show. In addition, he wins a half day farm
experience at Barony Campus Farm where Jay will get the opportunity to participate
in farm activities and a farm tour.
The winning and a selection of highly commended entries will
be displayed on the SRUC stand at the Royal Highland Show 23-27 June 2016.
Browse more of the entries