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Principal lecturer awarded Associateship of the Royal Agricultural Society of England

Posted 22 November 2017

“It’s a great honour to have been awarded Associateship of the Royal Agricultural Society of England and I’m looking forward to the formal presentation ceremony in the House of Lords next March."

Charles Cowap

Principal lecturer at Harper Adams University, Charles Cowap, has been awarded an Associateship of the Royal Agricultural Society of England (ARAgS).

The Royal Agricultural Society of England (RASE) is an independent charity dedicated to the scientific development of agriculture and land management to ensure optimisation of food resources for a secure global future.

Charles said: “It’s a great honour to have been awarded Associateship of the Royal Agricultural Society of England and I’m looking forward to the formal presentation ceremony in the House of Lords next March.

“The Society is a tremendous network of so many influential and important people in the industry that I can scarcely believe I’m now one of their number, but it will be a great opportunity to continue learning, to support the industry as it gears up for whatever its exciting future holds and to continue to promote the university's work in so many areas.”

Mr Cowap has been awarded an associateship for his contribution to the practice and development of agriculture. His candidacy was proposed by previous Harper Adams Governor, Roger Mercer, supported by Roger and Alan Spedding and assessed by former Principal of Reaseheath College, Vic Croxson, and Chief Executive of the Addington Fund, Ian Bell OBE, FRAgs.

In addition, Mr Cowap wrote a detailed submission outlining his contribution to the agricultural and land management industry throughout his career as a chartered surveyor. Working in areas which include; the Agricultural Development and Advisory Service in Cheshire and Nottinghamshire, government valuation services, professional involvement with RICS and CAAV and outreach and lectureship at Harper Adams University.

He is active on Linkedin and Twitter, as well as running two blogs which he updates regularly with points of relevance to the industry.

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