• #AgriTechIsGlobal

    Going global – Africa, Argentina and Asia

    Could crop varieties that cope in extreme environments thrive in the UK? Would “no-till’ practices from the altiplano work below sea level on the fens? Would on-farm processing from other geographies work here? At a time of great economic, political and environmental change, looking outwards can provide sources of inspiration and innovation.

    Science is global and so is agriculture therefore despite our nominally regional focus, we also help our members look beyond the boundaries of the east of England and indeed the UK itself. This openness is creating opportunities for joint ventures overseas.

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  • Agri-Tech Week: Saving waste in Horticulture: optimising resources

    This event will include seminars and a workshop to discuss management and reduction of waste in the food chain, hearing about best practice to optimise resources as product moves from…

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  • Agri-Tech Week: RNAA Annual Lecture

    Understanding agriculture’s triple helix – how consumer, environment and technology will influence the rural economy in the future. This Agri-Tech week event hosted by the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association and Easton and Otley…

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  • Agri-Tech Week: Tyres, Traction and Compaction

    AHDB and Catchment Sensitive Farming present a workshop about tyre management and Controlled Traffic Farming. This is a chance to find out about the latest innovation and peer-to-peer exchange of best measures to…

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  • Agri-Tech Week: Water and Soils

    Presentations and interactive workshop hosted by Lincoln Institute for Agricultural Technology looking at The impact of coastal flooding on agricultural land The contribution of agrochemicals, especially metaldehydes to water sources. Lincoln is…

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  • Agri-Tech Week: REAP Conference 2017

    Save the date: Tuesday 7th November 2017   With the theme “Today’s Knowledge Meets Tomorrow’s Technology” we will explore the best of what is happening now and how new ideas and technology is…

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  • Agri-Tech Week on BBC Farming Today

    Agri-Tech Week on BBC Farming Today

    Agri-Tech Week featured strongly on the BBC’s Farming Today programme and we were delighted that presenter Anna Hill managed to come to several events. Their report on the Monday event ‘Using…

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  • REAP 2016 tech innovations on show

    Here is a flavour of REAP 2016, Cambridge TV produced a video report featuring some of the technology being demonstrated at the conference. It includes an overview from Dr Belinda Clarke,…

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  • Dogtooth robot at REAP

    Agri-Tech Week 2016 – inspirational!

    From blue sky thinking to generations-old cider production – Agri-Tech Week this year has had it all.  Seven events across five counties involving a diversity of organisations, companies and individuals…

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  • Agri-Tech Week: Raising the pulse of the UK pea and bean crop

    11 November 2016 Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ This event has no finished; members can access the report. Peas and beans are rich in protein, gluten free, improve the…

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