Determined to succeed and survive

Padfield, Emily
August 2011
Farmers Weekly;8/26/2011, Vol. 156 Issue 9, p66
Trade Publication
The article features the finalists for the 2011 Contractor of the Year Award. Luke Furse of the Holsworthy, Devon, England-based Luke Furse Contracting ventured into agricultural and earth-moving businesses, in which both are successful. The other finalists are Steven and Sarah Suggitt of Suggitt Farm Services and P&J Awdry and Son's Chris Awdry.


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