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This event will report the results of a “Field Lab” project funded through the Innovative Farmers programme (supported via the Soil Association) and will be the opportunity to hear from participating farmers as well as some of the research findings resulting from the project.Find out more »
Do you want to understand the agri-tech sector? This unique one-day course offers an introduction to the agri-food industry and the opportunities it offers. It will be of interest to anyone new to the industry including players from other sectors.Find out more »
Calling Agri-Tech East Members! Join us for a member exclusive event and challenge convention with us!Agri-Tech East is bringing its unique and diverse membership together to challenge itself to tackle some of the problems facing the industry, provide some solutions and catalyse its own collaborations this October.Find out more »
Here we’ll have an update the new technologies, how close the industry is to overcoming the challenges of inter-operability, and explore how to overcome the obstacles to enable remote management of crops, livestock – and the entire connected farm.Find out more »
This Agri-Tech Week event showcases agri-tech innovation from across the Norwich Research Park (NRP) around the theme of climate resilience in agriculture.
The NRP's six science partners form an international centre of excellence in life and environmental sciences research, with particular strengths in plant and microbial sciences, genetics and genomics, climate and geo-sciences and food, health and human nutrition.
The event includes contributions from the John Innes Centre, UEA, Earlham Institute, and NRP tenants.Find out more »
This Agri-Tech Week event will be a presentation by Dr Matthew Smith, Director of Business Development at Microsoft, will explore what AI is, how agriculture will get value from AI and how the technology will enable “farm to fork” transformation.
The event is hosted by Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology (LIAT) Riseholme Campus. LIAT has expertise in many areas but is particularly well known for its work in robotics.
Its scientists are integrating cutting-edge 3D imaging and automation into harvesting and weeding technologies, while colleagues are investigating the genetic code of food borne pathogens.Find out more »
This Agri-Tech Week workshop discuss a number of agri-tech funding schemes and provides an opportunity to hear from some of those who have benefited from them.
Hosted by Rothamsted Research in collaboration with the University of Hertfordshire and supported by the Green Triangle.
One of the funding opportunities to be discussed at the event is the SHAKE Climate Change programme. It is specifically designed to attract entrepreneurs or start-ups who have developed early stage science or tech-based ideas that can have a significant impact on climate change.Find out more »
Innovating towards One Agriculture - REAP is the flagship conference for Agri-Tech East.
Agri-Tech East is arguing that human health, animal health, ecosystems and food production are inextricably linked by best practice in farming. Healthy soils can help mitigate or acerbate the impacts of climate change. The choice of crop and its cultivation can determine if food production becomes vulnerable or resilient to disease risk and extreme weather events.
So is “One Agriculture” the answer? We think it might be.
Experts from different spheres will explore how the agri-food system of the 21st Century will require a combination of new technologies, improved knowledge, enabling policies and regulations, as well as collaborative, innovative thinking.Find out more »
There have been several times over recent years where the gap between demand for water and the capacity to supply has become worryingly narrow.
In July 2019 the AHDB Water Resources Management Scientist, Nicola Dunn, said: “Following last year’s drought and a dry winter, we’ve been monitoring the water resource situation closely this season. Earlier in the year we warned that irrigation may be interrupted later in the season. While there has been some rainfall, water resources are still challenged particularly in the east and south east of the country."
Against this background, this Agri-Tech Week event, hosted by AHDB, is looking at effective use of irrigation and best practice for soil and water management for farmers and growers in East AngliaFind out more »
Agri-Tech Week event will include: Farming for the future with Vaderstad seed eye; GPS monitoring for livestock and crop nutrition without fertiliser.
The event is co-hosted by the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association (RNAA) and Easton and Otley College.
The RNAA is one of the oldest county associations, being founded in 1847, and it is very supportive of education to encourage careers in agriculture.
Easton and Otley College was established to meet the needs of the agricultural and land based industries and provides a range of courses for school leavers and others looking to return to education and training.Find out more »