• Agri-Tech East Events 2017

    The East of England

    Sunday, 1 January 2017

    Agri-Tech East hosts events throughout the year to inspire and facilitate discussions between participants with new ideas and fresh thinking. People from all sectors and disciplines welcome—whether you’re a grower, a researcher, technologists or an entrepreneur, come along and join in! Pollinators are our regular network meetings, which are FREE...
  • Young Innovator’s Forum: Stephen Temple’s Anaerobic Digester & Cheesemaking

    Copys Green Farm, North Norfolk, NR23 1NY

    Thursday, 4 May 2017

    Spend an evening visiting a functioning on farm AD plant with Stephen Temple at our next event for Young Innovators. The digestate produced can be used as replacement fertiliser on crops. As well as an onsite anaerobic digester, we’ll be touring the farmyard, which includes a dairy herd and cheesemaking....
  • Smarter, Not Harder: Open Innovation for Smart Farming

    Elveden Village Hall, Elveden Estate IP24 3TQ

    Wednesday, 10 May 2017

    Do you want to know what smart farm technology is available now?  We have handpicked some of the most exciting farm applications, precision farming and imaging technologies and will be asking the companies behind them to pitch their offering to you. How can we farm “smarter” and what is the...
  • Water SIG site visit to Produce World

    Stanleys Farm, Great Drove, Yaxley, Peterborough PE7 3TW

    Wednesday, 17 May 2017

    If you’re worried about water, or concerned about chemical use, have you considered a reed bed? Major growers Produce World invested in a lagoon with a reed bed growing two different reed species and now run an entirely closed loop system to recycle nearly 90 % of their water. We’ll...
  • Young Innovator’s Forum: Bayer Crop Science Field Visit

    Great Chishill, Nr Duxford, Cambridgeshire

    Thursday, 25 May 2017

    Join us to take a tour of Bayer Crop Science’s research farm and learn about the valuable relationship between environmental stewardship and agricultural innovation. • Find out about the research of Bayer Crop Science • Learn about how field scale trials are conducted • Discover how to manage biodiversity on...
  • Final of GROW 2017: Agri-Tech Business Plan Competition

    Agrii, Throws Farm Technology Centre, Stebbing, CM6 3AQ

    Monday, 19 June 2017

    Save the date! The final of the UK's only Agri-Tech Business Plan Competition will take place on Monday 19th June 2017, and will once again be kindly hosted by Agrii at their Throws Farm Technology Centre, where our judges will hear presentations from the finalists and decide on the winner....
  • Innovation Hub at Royal Norfolk Show

    Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association, Norfolk Showground, Dereham Road, Norwich, NR5 0TT

    28-29 June, 2017

    The Innovation Hub at the Royal Norfolk Show from the 28-29 June 2017 showcases some of the new agri-technology that is emerging from the East of England. Tying together the latest advances in agricultural science, technology and engineering, the Innovation Hub will provide an exciting dimension to this year’s show....
  • Young Innovator’s Forum: Our Arable Future @ Frontier

    Honingham Thorpe Farms, Norwich Road, Colton, NR9 5BZ

    Wednesday, 5 July 2017

    Your chance to discover the future of Arable Agriculture Join us for an evening with Frontier touring the crop variety and agronomy plots at Honingham Thorpe Farms (including the AHDB Recommended list trial), with Agronomists and Grain Traders on hand to talk through the plots, giving topical updates and discussions...
  • Exporting Agri-Tech to Sub-Saharan Africa

    Future Business Centre Cambridge, King’s Hedges Road, Cambridge, CB4 2HY

    Wednesday, 12 July 2017

    Have you thought of exporting your agri-tech innovation or knowledge outside the UK? Are you already an experience exporter looking for new market opportunities? Sub-Saharan Africa is poised for huge growth in agriculture and agribusiness – by 2030 it is projected to be a US$1 trillion industry (compared with US$313...
  • Agri-Tech Week: REAP Conference 2017

    Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1RQ

    Tuesday, 7 November 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 shaping the future. REAP brings together a diverse and highly engaged group of delegates from across the UK and beyond...