'What's around the corner?' Conference for Arable Growers

The UFU along with CAFRE and UAS held a ‘What's around the corner?’ arable conference on Tuesday, 15 January at CAFRE’S Greenmount Campus, Antrim with over two hundred delegates in attendance. 

Attached below are the guest speakers presentations: 

Opening address - Guy Smith, Deputy President, NFU

Natural capital – Farming for the public good - Professor Paul Leinster, Professor of Environmental Assessment, Cranfield University

The future of fungicides - Dr Steven Kildea, Senior Research Officer, Teagasc

Financing machinery - Aveen McMullan, Crops Development Adviser, CAFRE

‘The future of robotics in arable farming' – Graham Higginson, Senior Lecturer in Agricultural Engineering, Harper Adams University

'Environment friendly farming – what has arable to offer?' – Martin Lines, Arable farmer and UK Chair of the Nature Friendly Farming Network