MBE FOR KNIGHT FARM MACHINERY CO-FOUNDER
Ron Knight honoured
Ronald Knight, the co-founder of Stamford-based agricultural crop sprayer specialists Knight Farm Machinery has received an MBE in the Queen's New Year Honours List.
Also a Harvesting Machinery Historian, Ron Knight was honoured for his services to Agricultural Engineering Entrepreneurship and Charitable Fundraising.
Ron Knight pictured on Knight Farm Machinery's Facebook page
Farmer's Weekly describes Ron Knight as having a special interest in old harvesters. They say he has "owned a number of old steam engines and frequently demonstrates machinery at working weekends during the summer months."
In a post on their Facebook page, Knight Farm Machinery say that in recent years Ron has "devoted most of his time to restoring vintage combine harvesters and now has one of the largest collections in the UK which includes some very rare machines."