2018 Annual Conference

Introducing this years presenting scholars...

2017 Nuffield Farming Scholars

William Atkinson

Site Specific Weed Management.

Sponsored by the Elizabeth Creak Charitable Trust (a Clyde Higgs Scholarship)

Jonathan Baker

Delivering environmental benefits from private land: lessons from outside the EU.

Sponsored by the John Oldacre Foundation

Barbara Bray

Vegetable production for specific nutritional need

Sponsored by the Food Chain Scholarship

James Corbett

What is the future of colony and caged egg production?

Sponsored by the BEMB Trust

Georgina Crayford

Reducing antibiotic use in pig production - is there a need for systemic change?

Sponsored by AHDB Pork

Lorna Davis

Waters value in agriculture as a sustainable, economic resource, delivering multiple benefits through flood risk and water scarcity management.

Sponsored by The National Trust

Sue Evans

Best communication methods and ways in which farmers can influence Welsh Government going into a changing future.

Sponsored by the John Oldacre Foundation

David Hichins

Building and leading a successful dairy business from good to great.

Sponsored by the Alan and Anne Beckett Award

Sarah Hughes

Does Hydroponics have a place in conventional Agriculture?

Sponsored by AHDB Horticulture

Tom Levitt

Post-Brexit: Is the dairy industry getting its message across?

Sponsored by The Trehane Trust

Jude McCann

Protecting the Farms Greatest Asset: Increasing Resilience and Knowledge Transfer.

Sponsored by The Thomas Henry Foundation

Geraint Powell

Sustainable grazing strategies that meet ecological demands.

Sponsored by AHDB Beef & Lamb

Mike Ratcliffe

Aquaponics Expedition: Assessment of worldwide state-of the-art techniques & technologies for consolidation and adaptation of findings for the UK scenario 

Sponsored by the Richard Lawes Foundation

Daniel Roberts

Avian Influenza: How can we reduce the risk?

Sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Farmers and Savills with The Poultry Meat Group: Aviagen, Cobb Europe & Hubbard

Cameron Roucher

A study of best practice in challenging climates: Realising the potential of UK viticulture.

Sponsored by East Sussex NFU

Hugh Sheddon

Utilizing precision technology in the UK pig industry to enhance profitability and sustainability.

Sponsored by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society

Tim Stephens

How can the farmers ensure clean water?

Sponsored by The Studley College Trust

Richard Tudor

Iwan Vaughan

Soil Health and Fertility in Grasslands: an essential component in improving upland beef and sheep productivity and sustainability.

Sponsored by McDonald's Restaurants

Exploring sustainable protein sources to feed the UK dairy industry, whilst increasing rumen nitrogen efficiency.

Sponsored by the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society with McDonald's Restaurants

2016 Nuffield Farming Scholars

Alexander Brewster

Powered Pasture.

Sponsored by MacRobert Trust

Robert Gray

Adding Value & Marketing the Farms Produce.

Sponsored by the Alan and Anne Beckett Award

2017 Nuffield International Scholar

Kathryn Stack

How fisheries policy is influenced across various countries, with emphasis on the role of industry associations.

Sponsored by Atlantis Fisheries Consulting Group


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