Saving waste in horticulture: Optimising resources (part of Agri-Tech Week)

November 10th, 2017 10:00 AM  
through   4:00 PM
Sophi Taylor building, Park Farm
Villa Road
Impington
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire CB24 9NZ
United Kingdom
Phone: 01223342220
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SAVING WASTE IN HORTICULTURE: 
OPTIMISING RESOURCES

Friday 10th November 2017
10:00am - 4:00pm
Sophi Taylor Building, NIAB Park Farm, Villa Road, Histon, Cambridge, CB24


Free and open to all, access independent advice and research on reducing crop and food waste and improving resource use efficiency in the horticultural and fresh produce supply chains with a mix of seminars and exhibits at one of Cambridge’s premier event locations.

Food waste research is central to the work of the Eastern Agri-Tech Innovation Hub – a unique facility based in the Cambridgeshire Fens for fresh produce and field vegetable farmers and growers, food businesses and trade organisations working within the food supply chain. Managed by NIAB the event will also showcase the work of the EU Interreg2Seas BioBoost project.

Part of Agri-Tech Week, celebrating innovation across the eastern region, and located at NIAB’s Sophi Taylor Building on the outskirts of Cambridge, this event is aimed at all those working in the horticultural and agricultural industry. 

Speakers will include:
Dr Gavin Milligan, Group Sustainability Director for William Jackson Food Group
Jean Fitzgerald, NIAB EMR
Dr Lydia Smith, Head of Innovation Farm, NIAB 
Dr An Callens, University of Vives, Belgium

The full programme will be confirmed soon.


FREE AND OPEN TO ALL
Booking essential - click on the 'Register Now' button to RSVP

Other useful links:
Agri-Tech Week 2017
www.agritech-east.co.uk/agri-tech-week-2017/
Eastern Agri-Tech Innovation Hubwww.innovationhubuk.co.uk


 

 


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