• Young Innovators’ Forum: Plant Science @ John Innes Centre

    Join us at John Innes Centre in Norwich for a meeting of minds over plant science (plus a little bit of fun thrown in for good measure!)

    Our first pilot YIF event was held at JIC, with local young farmers taking a look round the labs and the processes that go on in them. It was my first time in an actual research centre so I can definitely say you’ll learn a lot -and it’s not just lab coats and test tubes! (Although they will of course feature…)

  • Young Innovators’ Forum: NIAB Innovation Hub

    On 22 February 2018, about 10 University of Cambridge early career researchers and PhD students joined young farmers for the Agri-Tech East Young Innovators’ Forum visit at NIAB Eastern Agri-Tech…

  • AgriScience YIF Conference 2018: Leading Change Through Innovation

    Spend the day at The Morley Agricultural Foundation to explore how young scientists and farmers can work together to improve the agriculture industry and meet the global food challenges of…

  • Young Innovators’ Forum February Newsletter

    Take a look at the latest newsletter for our Young Innovators’ Forum – with news of upcoming events, blog about our recent visit, and opportunities in science and farming you…

  • Young Innovators' Forum COnference

    Interactive conference for inspiring innovators

    You won’t be sitting down at our Young Innovators’ Forum conference. The theme is “Leading Change Through Innovation”, and it will include interactive sessions, workshops and tips on how to…

  • Young Innovators’ Forum: Frontier’s Trial Plots at Honingham Thorpe Farm

    July 2017 saw a group of students from Earlham Institute, UEA and JIC join a Norfolk Young Farmers’ visit to Frontier trial plots at Honingham Thorpe Farm. The visit was…

  • Bayer hosts Young Innovators Forum at local research farm

    Bayer hosts Young Innovators Forum at local research farm

    Twenty early-career researchers, agronomists and farmers have visited Bayer’s Chishill Research Farm as part of Agri-Tech East’s Young Innovators’ Forum.  Bayer is the latest member of Agri-Tech East to host…

  • Young Innovator’s Forum: Stephen Temple’s Anaerobic Digester

    For our latest visit, our Norfolk YIF-ers were treated to a visit to Stephen Temple’s anaerobic digester and Mrs Temple’s Cheese’s Production. Alongside its AD and cheese production, the farm…

  • Emily Norton, Nortons Dairy

    Success in value-added dairy

    “Milk is not just some white stuff that goes in a cup of tea, or on your cornflakes in the morning – it’s something that should be respected,” says Emily…

  • YIF Blog: AgriScience Conference

    Blog courtesy of Bayer Crop Science – see the full blog here. In March, we launched our first Young Innovators Forum conference for early career stage researchers and farmers at Morley…