• YIF: New Stores at Elveden Farms

    Join us for an informal evening on a large, forward thinking farm. Elveden Farms Ltd will be opening their brand new facilities to us, including post harvest produce stores, grader facilities for sorting produce, and a ‘muddy boots’ lab, too.

    Members of the Farms team will be talking us through maintaining produce quality in storage and carrying out tests on farm for post-harvest quality.

  • Young Innovators’ Forum: Farming in Stretham

    This blog is written by Funmi Ladejobi, who has recently completed her PhD at NIAB working on wheat and rice pre-breeding and joined us for a visit to a Wicken…

  • Thomas Mountain

    The future of farming: integrating tradition and tech

    What will farming look like in 20 years’ time? As we move more online, will there be a greater focus on software? How will inputs and outputs differ? What will…

  • Young Innovators’ Forum: John Innes Centre

    On the first sunny day for a while, we took a visit to the John Innes Centre in Norwich to learn about some of the latest plant research. JIC is…

  • Young Innovators’ Forum: AgriScience Conference 2018

    Last week we held the second Young Innovators’ Forum AgriScience Conference, with help from NIAB. Once again descending on The Morley Agricultural Foundation, 40 innovators came to learn more about…

  • 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…

  • Young Innovators’ Forum May 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…