Our fifth REAP conference comes at a time of unprecedented change, uncertainty and challenge for farmers and innovators. REAP 2018 will focus on growing productivity at a number of levels – from individual plants and animals, to fields and businesses, to landscapes and the wider farming system. Mindful of the need to ensure productivity increases must sit alongside landscape management, we look at how these two drivers can be reconciled and how agri-tech innovations can help.
Land is finite, so the big question is how best to manage this precious resource to provide enough nutritious food for our population – not just in this decade, but generation after…
“I came here with a specific goal – to meet farmers to recruit into a new soils project – and I’ve achieved it,” a delegate from a major agri-research organisation…
We will be looking beyond maximising yield at this year’s REAP to explore other ways to boost the value of output and to make agriculture profitable, productive and sustainable. Prof…
REAP Conference 2018
REAP is the flagship conference for Agri-Tech East it reveals insights into the future of agri-food production from the perspective of farmers and producers, technologists, researchers and investors. It is to be held on 7th November during Agri-Tech Week 5-9 November 2018.
Highlights of REAP 2017 can be seen here.
This week has seen farmers, researchers, tech developers and industry come together at Cereals 2018, one of the UK’s biggest annual arable agriculture trade events.
The emphasis was on preparation for the future, harnessing technological solutions, and using the next few years to make businesses as robust as possible.