• World Agri-Tech Investment Summit

    Hilton Tower Bridge, 5 More London – Tooley Street, London, SE1 2BY

    2-3 November, 2016

    The World Agri-Tech Investment Summit returns to London on November 2-3. Delegates include major global agribusinesses and innovators and investors from Europe and the CIS, the Middle East, India, the US and Canada, ensuring the summit is an ideal forum for generating international partnerships and alliances. The summit includes agenda-setting presentations and...
  • Young Innovator’s Forum: May Farm, G’s Growers

    May Farm, White House Road, Littleport, Ely, CB7 4TF

    Wednesday, 2 November 2016

    Have you ever wondered how mushrooms, which grow literally overnight, are mass produced.  Over in Littleport, near Ely, G's Growers produce over 165 tonnes of mushrooms each week. We'll be taking a tour round the packhouse and growing facilities at May Farm, as well as hearing about a couple of innovative...
  • Agri-Tech Week 2016

    East of England

    7-11 November, 2016

    To celebrate innovation across the region we have a week of agri-tech events from 7-11th November 2016 so varied that there is something to interest everyone. Agri-Tech Week is a partnership initiative to showcase excellence in innovation across the agri-tech value chain, brokering links and fostering new relationships between businesses,...
  • Agri-Tech Week: Using and reducing waste from fresh produce

    Hasse, Hasse Road, Nr Soham, Cambridgeshire

    Monday, 7 November 2016

    How to create value from materials that would otherwise be wasted is the theme of the 'Talking Shop' event to be hosted by NIAB at Hasse, home of the Eastern AgriGate Research Hub. A number of businesses that are successfully tackling this issue will be talking about their experiences and...
  • Agri-Tech Week: Embracing automation to secure competitiveness

    National Centre for Food Manufacturing (NCFM), University of Lincoln, Park Road, Holbeach, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE12 7PT

    Monday, 7 November 2016

    Responding to the drive for efficiency in labour and machinery is essential for all agri-food businesses – especially those in high labour input crops such as vegetables, salads and fruit. This event is hosted by the Lincolnshire Branch of the Institute of Agricultural Management. It aims to set out the...
  • Agri-Tech Week: Innovation In Practice, Aspall

    The Cyder House, Aspall Hall, Debenham, Suffolk IP14 6PD

    Tuesday, 8 November 2016

    A behind-the-scenes visit to Aspall, a flagship regional company producing ciders, juices and vinegars for the best part of 300 years. The company has made significant strides forward in recent years with investment in a new apple press and production facilities and by bringing innovative new products to the market. As well as a...
  • Agri-Tech Week: Tackling the Agri challenge with genomics

    Earlham Institute, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, NR4 7UG

    Tuesday, 8 November 2016

    Find out how next generation sequencing technologies and high performance computing are being applied to answer the biological challenges of our time. This session will aim to highlight the challenges faced by breeders, farmers and the wider industry, and how Earlham Institute open-source tools, databases and innovative in-field technologies are...
  • Agri-Tech Week: REAP Conference 2016

    Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre
    Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1RQ

    Wednesday, 9 November 2016

    Improving yields is about finding and dealing with limiting factors. Some farmers have increased yields by 50-100% and it wasn’t by doing more of what they had already been doing - our keynote speaker Gary Zimmer will be explaining how to boost performance based on his own experiences. He will...
  • Agri-Tech Week: Shiny kit and smart drivers

    Easton and Otley College, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 5DX

    Thursday, 10 November 2016

    Are you getting the benefit from precision farming?  We will be asking the big three questions at this event. What’s the latest thinking in crop production and protection technologies and where can we derive value from this? Can farmers realise the full extent of performance-enhancing developments in precision farming systems...
  • Agri-Tech Week: Raising the pulse of the UK pea and bean crop

    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ

    Friday, 11 November 2016

    Peas and beans are rich in protein, gluten free, improve the soil fertility through nitrogen fixing and can break the pest cycle. So why are they not more widely grown? This is partially because pulses have gained a reputation for being agronomically challenging to grow with unreliable yields. This Agri-Tech...