Friends of the Society

Below are links to some of our friends which may be of interest to you, click on the business or organisation name to visit their website.

Trade Affiliated Members

Amazone Ltd - harvest to harvest specialist machinery manufacturer, catering for all farm sizes and budgets.

Drax Power  -  Drax Power Station - the largest, cleanest and most efficient coal-fired power plant in the UK.

Crown Oil Ltd - an independently owned family business supplying oil throughout the UK to both homes and businesses.

C R Hansard Ltd  -  specialised low loader, road haulage and also lift & go haulage up to 25 tonnes.

Hillside Garage (Great Glen) Ltd  -  independent family run business for car & HGV service, repairs, sales, MOT testing and recovery breakdown.

Holton Tractor Co - used equipment dealer supplying reliable and quality products.

Humphries & Parks Ltd - Mitsubishi motor dealership in West Malling Kent.

Japonica Press  - publishers of videos and books related to Classic Tractors, Farm Machinery and lots more.

Knight Farm Machinery Ltd  -  manufacturers of specialist agricultural crop sprayers and cultivators.

Mendip Signs -  farm signs and a wide range of other signs; also farm related signs and banners.

NFU Mutual - Selby Office - for all your insurance, pensions and investments - selling some of the worlds best workwear and footwear

Perkins, George Mawer & Co  - an independent firm of Chartered Valuation Surveyors, Estate Agents, Auctioneers and Valuers

Rix Petroleum Ltd  -  distributor and retailer of petroleum products throughout Yorks, Lincs, the Midlands, East Coast of Scotland and East Anglia.

Scott Trailers Ltd   -  specialists in the sales, service and repair of road trailers.

TC Harrison JCB  -    The used JCB specialist.

Peter Rhodes Feed Services Ltd  -  Mobile feed-mill service in the north of England

Protech Machinery Ltd, Woolridge Farm, Glos Road, Hartpury, Gloucestershire, GL19 3BG

Teifi Stores - selling quality agricultural toys and models and limited edition prints.

Ed Weetman (Haulage & Storage) Ltd - One of the largest bulk haulage companies in the Midlands 

Westlake Plough Parts  -  worldwide supplier of used ploughs and vintage tractor and plough parts.

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Local Ploughing Match Organisers in the UK

Anglesey Vintage Ploughing Society - vintage ploughing on Anglesey

Barton-on-Humber & District Ploughing Association - based in North Lincolnshire

Bath & Trowbridge Ploughing Society - ploughing in Wiltshire

Brailsford & District Ploughing & Hedgecutting Society - ploughing match organisers in Derbyshire

Bedfordshire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs - in Bedfordshire!

Cheshire Ploughing & Hedgecutting Society - organisers of the Cheshire Ploughing Match

Chichester Ploughing Match - in West Sussex

Cranleigh & South Eastern Agricultural Society - in the south of England

Cruckton & District Ploughing & Hedging Society - located in Shropshire

Derby & District Young Farmers Ploughing & Hedgecutting Match - located in Derbyshire

Earls Barton Rally   - Northamptonshire

Epworth Festival of the Plough  -  near Doncaster / North Lincolnshire

Fairford, Faringdon, Filkins & Burford Ploughing Society - known as "Three F's and a B" in Oxfordshire

Flintham & District Agricultural Society - located in Nottinghamshire

Friends of Ferguson Heritage - website of the club for Ferguson tractors

Forest of Arden Agricultural Society - ploughing match organisers in the West Midlands

Henley & District Agricultural Association - organisers of the Henley Show and Annual Ploughing Match

Hurstpierpoint & District Agricultural Association  - in West Sussex

Isle of Man Ploughing Associaton - click here for Manx ploughing

Memorial Ploughing Match - ploughing in the Isle of Wight

Mid Shropshire Vintage Club - located in Shropshire

Melplash Agricultural Society - organisers of  the Melplash Show & Ploughing & Hedging Match in Dorset

Newbury & District Agricultural Society - located in Berkshire.

Normac - website for the Norfolk Farm Machinery Club

North East Hants Agricultural Association - ploughing match organisers in Hampshire

North Somerset Agricultural Society - located in North Somerset

NVTEC - Notts Group  - part of the National Vintage Tractor & Engine Club

Surrey County Agricultural Society - located in Surrey

Sherwood Forest & South Yorkshire Tractor Club - organisers of an annual charity ploughing match in Nottinghamshire

Thorne & District Agricultural Society - located in South Yorkshire

Tonbridge & District Ploughing Association - a newly created ploughing society in Kent

Uttoxeter District Agricultural Society  -  in Staffordshire

Weald of Kent Ploughing Match Association - based in Kent

West Grinstead Ploughing & Agricultural Society - located in West Sussex

Western Area Agricultural Competitions - based in Cornwall


World-wide Ploughing Match Organisers

Austrian Ploughing Association - organisers of the 55th World Ploughing Contest in 2008

Candadian Plowing Organisation - organisers of the Canadian Championship Plowing Contest

Danish Vintage Ploughing Association - organisers of the 2003 European Vintage Ploughing Championships

European Vintage Ploughing Championships 2007 - to be organised by the Isle of Man Ploughing Association

National Ploughing Association of Ireland - organisers of the Republic of Ireland National Ploughing Championships

Northern Ireland Ploughing Association - organisers of the Northern Ireland Ploughing Championships

New Zealand Ploughing - organisers of the 2010 World Ploughing Contest

Scottish Ploughing Association - organisers of the annual Scottish Ploughing Championships.

Slovenian Ploughing - organisers of the 2009 World Ploughing Contest

Swedish Ploughing - organisers of the 2011 World Ploughing Contest

Welsh Ploughing Association - organisers of the All Welsh Ploughing Match

World Ploughing Organization - the governing board of the organisers of the annual World Ploughing Contest.


Some of the Exhibitors at the British National Ploughing Championships

Acorn Rural Property Consultants  - professional services based in Somerset

Agrovista - crop management advice

AIS Ltd - agricultural machinery in Staffordshire, Derbyshire and the West Midlands

Grenville Allen - fine artist from Rye, East Sussex

Anitawear - Hand made fabric crafts

Askham Bryan College - college based near York

B & B Tractors - supplier of agricultural machinery in the East Midlands

B & G Cleaning Systems - sales of pressure washers and cleaning equipment

Bagshaws - chartered surveyors, auctioneers, valuers in Staffordshire & Derbyshire

Bigwood & Partners - agricultural machinery in Taunton, Somerset

Bishop Burton College - land-based college in East Yorkshire

Boulter Mead Trailer Centres - main dealer for Ifor Williams covering Somerset & Bristol

British Sugar plc - British sugar beet

British Waterways - new marina unit for the development of new marinas

Burdens Group - agricultural machinery in Lincolnshire

W Burton & Sons - agricultural merchants in Threapwood, Staffordshire

Carlow Pre-Cast Tanks - pre-cast concrete tanks

Chandlers (Farm Equipment) - agricultural machinery in Lincolnshire

Compass Tractors - agricultural machinery in Somerset

Coppice Resources - energy crop specialists for biomass heat/power

The Country Cradle - traditional baby and childrenswear

CLA - the Country Land & Business Association 

DART - provides work based apprenticeships for 16-24 year olds in agriculture, trees & horticulture

Deeleys - hire of compact loaders and compact on site concrete crushers in Staffordshire

Escrick Young Farmers Club  - based at Escrick, near York

Farmer Ed's - die cast models

Farmers & Mercantile Insurance Brokers - specialist farm insurance brokers

Farmstar - agricultural machinery in Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire

Fergus and Friends - a successful series of childrens storybooks

Flossie & Friends - childrenswear and gifts

Forest and Farm - compact tractors and groundcare equipment

Gleadell Agriculture Ltd - national grain merchant

Graham Edwards Trailers - quality agricultural trailers

Hamblys Ltd - agricultural machinery in  Somerset

Hancox Art  -  original art from artist John Hancox

Hawkins Agri - agricultural machinery in Somerset

Hippo Toys - quality farming toys and models

Househam Sprayers - self propelled, trailed and mounted crop sprayers

K & R Mitsubishi - sales, service, repair, parts & bodywork in Taunton, Somerset

Kilworth Machinery - farm machinery dealer in Leicestershire and surrounding area

Ladythorpe Gallery - original art, prints, framing and more -  located in Hatfield, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Japonica Press - books, DVD's and manuals on agricultural and countryside interest and more

John Moore - Manufacturer and supplier of bucket cutting edge and general wear parts

Joules of Cowes - a colourful range of clothing for all the family

Kara Slater Glass Engraving - freehand diamond point hand engraved crystal and glass

Kelsey Publishing - enthusiasts magazines such as Tractor & Machinery

Kool Kartin - childrens electric go-karts designed for children from 3 - 12 years

KWR Plant Hire - specialist attachments for excavators providing services to farming and forestry industries

Lambert & Dyson - Landy Pressure Washers and accessories

Land Registry - Register of land

Landsmans Bookshop - specialists in agricultural, equine, countryside books & DVD's

Lincolnshire Machinery Ring - local farmers co-op to share resources

Loch Awe & Highland Holidays - hotel short breaks with fishing & shooting on west coast of Scotland

Longcliffe Quarries - agricultural limes and aggregates in Derbyshire and Staffordshire

Mark Harris Commercials - 4x4 pickup, van and truck specialists in Lincolnshire

Masstock Arable (UK) - agronomy advice and farm business consultancy

Merlo UK - world leader in telehandlers

Mitas Tyres - manufacturer of agricultural tyres

Moore Scarrott Partnership LLP  -  specialist accountancy and business advice to veterinary & agricultural sectors

Morris Corfield - agricultural machinery dealers based in Shropshire

Northeast Biofuels -  companies and organisations committed to biofuels in the North East of England

Old 20 Parts  -  a growing range of parts for both old and new tractors and farm machinery

Peacock & Binnington - suppliers of agricultural machinery in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire

Phillard Pump Co - heavy duty hot & cold water pressure washers

PG's Nuts - high quality nuts, dried fruit, seeds and mixes

Primetime Video - publish a range of enthusiast farming and agricultural DVDs

Professional Will Planning  -  legal services

Renewable Energy Growers - farmer based producer group growing energy crops for the biomass market

Rethern - supply and install renewable energy technologies

Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution - RABI a farming charity to help farmers/workers suffering hardship

Russells (Kirbymoorside) Ltd - agricultural machinery dealers in Yorkshire

Ryetec Industrial Equipment - suppliers of flail mowers, hedgecutters and log splitters

SASTAK Ltd - machinery ring, recruitment agency, commodity buying and training group

Scott Trailers Ltd - Ifor Williams Trailers in Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire

Simon Tebbutt Falconry - owl and falcons on display

Staffordshire County Council - animal health - free impartial advice for livestock keepers

Steinbauer Tuning - electronic products to enhance engine's performance for more power and torque

T & A Trailers - main agent for Ifor William trailers in the West Midlands

Tanvic Group - agricultural and commercial tyres

Tractor Barn Productions - tractor and farm machinery DVDs

Tractors UK  -  Tafe tractor range

Tredders Footwear - gents quality footwear

Vintage Tractor - bi-monthly magazine for enthusiasts, collectors and restorers of vintage tractors

University of Lincoln - education and training in agriculture, animal, arboriculture and land-based engineering etc

Watson Fuels - agricultural fuels and lubricants

Westlake Plough Parts - large range of ploughs and plough parts

West of Scotland Holidays - hotel short breaks on the west coast of Scotland

Wheal Rose Windsors - handcrafted windsor chairs made in the traditional manner with traditional woods

Wilfred Scruton Ltd - agricultural machinery in Yorkshire

Woolsthorpe Wellies - superior quality rubber boots

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust - advice and information, promoting local nature reserves and wildlife gardening

Zetor UK - manufacturer of Zetor tractors


Farming and Countryside Websites - a useful website offering a free service to the farming and agricultural community, listing services and links - connecting people with Britain's countryside

The Countryside Directory - the UK's premier countryside information portal

The Exmoor Country Magazine - available across Exmoor

FEAST   Great British Food and Farming Culture, supporting UK agriculture and food businesses.

NFYFC - the website of the National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

NFU Mutual - website for NFU Mutual Insurance

Heavy Horse World - magazine for heavy horse lovers

Museum of English Rural Life - founded by the University of Reading to reflect and record the changing face of farming and the countryside.  Website for the British Potato Council.

Practical Farm Ideas - magazine website

R.A.S.E. - website of the Royal Agricultural Society of England - follows tv presenter Emma Louise rescuing a 1965 MF135 and undertaking a full restoration

Tractor Treasures - a branch of JBL Country Photographs specialising in tractors and tractor work.

Showmans Directory - for a complete listing UK events. - Agriculture and farming on the web

Vintage Spirit Magazine - magazine for steam and vintage

The Year of Food and Farming - An exciting campaign to help children find out more about the countryside and where their food comes from.

@uk  UK travel & tourist guide.

Clubs and Societies 

Blue Force - club for friends of Fordson, Ford, New Holland and Derivatives

The Ferguson Club - website for the club for Ferguson tractors

Ford & Fordson Association - devoted to Ford & Fordson tractors

Friends of Ferguson Heritage - for enthusiasts with interests of the achievements of the late Harry Ferguson 

VHGMC - website for the Vintage Horticultural Garden Machinery Club  - website for lovers of classic ploughing - website for people interested in David Brown tractors.

North Cumbria Tractor Club - organisers of ploughing matches, working days and demonstration days.

Steam Plough Club - the experts in steam ploughing


SF Locksmith Sheffield - emergency door & window lock repair, replacement and fitting in South Yorkshire.

Ager-Harris Photography - photographs taken at the 2006 British National Ploughing Championships

BB Your Way - search for bed & breakfast in the UK

The Burtwistle Partnership - Chartered certified accountants and tax advisors.

event locator  Find events in the UK  United Kingdom Web Directory

Hole Load of Trouble - website dedicated to steam engines - website for photographer Noel Bridgeman.  See photographs taken at the 2007 British National Ploughing Championships.  Password - plough.  Also, the 2007 European Festival of the Plough.   Password - ploughmen

Raycasse Photography - photographs taken at the 2007 British National Ploughing Championships.  Click on events, then gallery.  - Places to stay and attractions to see in Britain -   Irish history and educational DVD's 

Local event guide - BritEvents - What's on in Britain

Loseley Park - stately home near Guildford, Surrey - hosts of the 2006 British National Ploughing Championships

Milburn Grange  farm cottage holidays in Cumbria

Polhilsa Farm - self catering and bed & breakfast accommodation at Callington, East Cornwall

Trewince Farm Holiday Park - caravan holiday homes, camping and touring site at St. Issey, near Wadebridge, Cornwall

Tony Golding - a video of heavy horse photographs  -  a world-wide image library dedicated to tractors or combine harvesters. - Britain's what's on events guide - view/buy photographs from the 2011 British National Championships

Sheffield Locksmith - member of the Association of Accredited Locksmiths, CRB checked and on South Yorkshire Police’s approved register.