2019 Annual Conference

Introducing this years presenting scholars...

Meet the 2018 Nuffield Farming Scholars

Adam Banks

Insects as Food: Opportunities and challenges to farming insects for human consumption in the UK

Sponsored by the Food Chain Scholarship

Mark Dewes

Can UK agronomy learn from best practice abroad to better serve arable farmers with advice and crop protection inputs?

Sponsored by the Richard Lawes Foundation

Neil Eastham
How can UK dairy farmers use Genomics to breed a better herd?

Sponsored by the John Oldacre Foundation

Jonathan Gill

How do we embrace Automation in Agriculture?'

Sponsored by Worshipful Company of Farmers & Savills with McDonalds Restaurants

Martin Gott

How farming systems affect cheese quality?

Sponsored by Alan and Anne Backett NSch's

Richard Harrison
Where next for soft fruit in the UK? Addressing the yield gap and providing a path to 500 t/ha.

Sponsored by the Worshipful Companies of Gardeners & Fruiterers

Caroline Mitchell (Kealey)
How to make 'Meat Eating Quality' a Supply Chain Priority

Sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Butchers

Angela Kirkwood

Growing the British Pig Industry.

Sponsored by AHDB Pork

Kate Mayne

Agriculture & the natural environment - developing cross sector relationships to benefit future policy

Sponsored by the National Trust & Three Counties Agricultural Society

Jamie McIntosh

Explore New Ways In Which Eggs Can Be Marketed To Maintain A Steady Increase In Egg Consumption.

Sponsored by the MacRobert Trust

Emily Norton

Breaking the silos - best practice in global agricultural policy for farm business innovation

Sponsored by the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association

Tom Ormesher

“Water Markets for Irrigation”

Sponsored by the John Oldacre Foundation

Alexandra Parker

Where Corporate meets Family in Business

Sponsored by the Trehane Trust

Chris Rose
On-farm anaerobic digestion: maximising use and enhancing the value of CO2, heat and nutrients

Sponsored by the John Oldacre Foundation

Jenna Ross


Riding the Slime Wave: Gathering Global Data on Slug Control

Sponsored by the Royal Highland & Agricultural Society of Scotland with AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds

Gus Selby 
Can Institutional Investment Capital Provide Opportunities for Family Farmers and Young Farmers in the UK?

Sponsored by the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust


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