World Ploughing Organization (WPO)

Organisation mondiale de labourage

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1952-11-13 Stirling UK


Founded at meeting held simultaneously at Bridge of Allan (UK), a provisional Governing Board having been set up 5 Feb 1952, Workington (UK).


Foster and preserve the art and improve the skill of ploughing the land; promote world championship ploughing contests; provide for demonstration work and trade displays; urge development and adoption of improved techniques and aids to man in all branches of agriculture; foster a vigorous spirit of cooperation and enterprise in producing food for an increasing world population; encourage, by all these means, fellowship and understanding amongst the peoples of races, nationalities and different affiliations.


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General Meeting (held annually, at the time and place of World Championship Ploughing Contest). Governing Board, consisting of one representative appointed by each nationally represented organization. Executive Committee appointed by Governing Board. Membership limited to national organizations which arrange national annual championships, and associate members.


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