Agri-Tech Week 2018 - save the date

November 5th, 2018 9:00 AM  
through   November 9th, 2018 4:00 PM

Agri-Tech Week is a partnership initiative to showcase excellence in innovation across the agri-tech value chain, brokering links and fostering new relationships between businesses, researchers and government. It was founded in 2014 by Agri-Tech East, the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association and the Suffolk Agricultural Association.

Agri-Tech Week also provides an opportunity to welcome new collaborators, customers and partners to the east of England’s agri-tech ecosystem, and features events, visits, workshops and discussions across the east of England, as well as Agri-Tech East’s REAP conference in Cambridge.

Don’t forget to mark your diaries for Agri-Tech Week 2018: 5-9th November 2018.

For details visit the Agri-Tech East website.

Agri-Tech Week 2018

Outline Programme 5-9th November:

Monday

Afternoon: Solving the challenges of crop protection 

Hosted by University of Hertfordshire;
Chapman Lounge, College Lane, University of Hertfordshire

“Solving the challenges of crop protection research in crop protection” is the theme of this event, which will highlight some of the key methodologies that are emerging to tackle disease and pest threat in the face of environmental change.

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Evening: Scientific advances in agriculture 

Hosted by Earlham Institute
Earlham Institute, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, NR4 7UZ

At this three-part workshop, find out how research at the Institute can be applied in the field, and explore what steps must be taken to ensure transferability of research from lab, to computer, to real applications.

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Tuesday

Afternoon: Above, Below and Around

Hosted by University of Essex;
STEM Building, University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ

The University of Essex will be launching the Essex Plant Innovation Centre and showcasing its research including drones, agricultural robotics, plant and soil health.

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Afternoon: Precision spraying now and in the future

Hosted by AHDB;
Garboldisham Village Hall, Church Rd, Garboldisham, Nr Diss, IP22 2SE

All you need to know about the business and agronomic benefits of precision spraying.

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Wednesday

All day: REAP Conference 2018: Agri-Tech For a Productive Future

Hosted by Agri-Tech East;
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre, Cambridge, CB10 1RQ 

Agri-tech for a productive future. Agri-Tech East’s flagship conference features: start-up showcase, industry debate on alternative futures for agri-tech innovation; hackathon updates, exciting technology demonstrations, on-farm learnings and much more.

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Thursday

Afternoon: Big data and the supply chain                                        

Hosted by RNAA, Easton & Otley College, University of East Anglia;
Jubilee Building, Easton Campus, Norfolk

Interactive event including a presentation of ‘Who buys my food’ app which gives customer insights from Tesco Club Card and other sources.

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Friday

Afternoon: Soil Health and Circular Economy: A Sustainable Future for Agriculture

Hosted by NIAB;
NIAB Park Farm, Cambridge

A focus on soil, an interactive event for SMEs and farmers looking at methods of soil testing, techniques for soil improvement and the use of waste materials to increase organic content.

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