Royal Highland Show 2021 –  Technical innovation winners announced

The Royal Highland Show has once again been a virtual affair this year due to the ongoing risks and impact of Covid-19.

August 26, 2021

At Trackplot, we always keep a close eye on news from the agricultural sector as this is where Trackplot began – we were established as a system to track lone working farmers, enabling them to check in with family even if they were working remotely with no mobile signal. 

Trackplot achieved Silver in the Royal Highland Show‘s Technical Innovation Awards in 2010 for our innovative online customer Portal developed as part of our lone worker monitoring system. The medal was awarded in recognition of the security and safety the system provided to agricultural workers in Scotland. This award has accelerated Trackplot into the mainstream with a wide variety of organisations from engineering companies to estates now using our service to keep their lone workers safe. Always moving forward, we particularly enjoy seeing continued innovation and development within the agricultural sector. Trackplot offers our congratulations to all of this year’s winners. 

Gold Award winner this year was Calibrate Inc Ltd for its Heatpump Grain Drying System. 

Silver Award winners were:
Graintek UK Ltd for its Baby Portable Grain Dryer.
Kubota UK for its Tractor Implement Management solution.
Massey Ferguson for its 8S Tractor’s mechanical conception, comfort and efficiency.
Safe Forestry for its Safe Forestry App supporting compliance in Health & Safety within the Forestry Industry.
Small Robot Company for its end to end Plant Farming.
Smart Farmer for its user-friendly App, its cloud based solution logging farm administration. 

Those awarded a Commendation for their Technical Innovation were:
5|Agri for its farm business software for both farmers and agri consultants.
McHale for its Orbital Bale Wrapper.
SmartRural for its Smart Rural App.
Spread-a-Bale for its balers; reducing labour.
UBCO Bikes UK Ltd for its electrically powered 2wd utility bike.

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