NFST Annual Conference

Introducing this years presenting scholars...

Tom Allison

Understanding why existing high-tech systems designed for the livestock industry are largely underutilised and the barriers to their successful adoption.

Sponsored by the Trehane Trust Award

Robin Asquith

The role UK agriculture can play in delivering social care.

Sponsored by the Elizabeth Creak Foundation

James Chapman

What can be done to reverse the appalling safety record in agriculture.

Sponsored by the Richard Lawes Foundation

Richard Counsell

Financial risk management in a volatile world.

Sponsored by the John Oldacre Foundation

Andrew Gillett

Public Access and Farming - hindrance or opportunity? A comparison of access provisions around the world.

Sponsored by the National Trust

Richard Hinchliffe

Herbicide Resistant Weeds: investigating a sustainable future for arable farming.

Sponsored by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society

Anna Jones

Help or Hinder? Examining the Coverage of Agriculture in the Mainstream Media.

Sponsored by the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society and the Trehane Trust

Deborah McConnell

Automating the dairy farmer: exploiting the potential of precision technology on dairy farms.

Sponsored by the Thomas Henry Foundation

Rob Mercer

What part can farmers play in reducing food poverty in the UK.

Sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Butchers

Robbie Moore

Addressing the perceived failings of short-term land occupation.

Sponsored by the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust

Rufus Pilgrim

The future of UK Potato Industry - Exploring the supply chain challenges.

Sponsored by AHDB Potatoes

Jan Redpath

Cherry production globally - a study of best practice.

Sponsored by The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland and Malcolm Isaac, NSch

James Smith

Realising the potential of UK top fruit.

Sponsored by the Food Chain Scholarship Fund and the Worshipful Company of Fruiterers

Ben Taylor-Davies

‘Maximising the use of stale seedbeds in a profitable combinable crop rotation in the presence of resistant blackgrass’.

Sponsored by AHDB Cereals and Three Counties Agricultural Society

Peter Wiggins-Davies

The Evaluation and Implementation of Effective Growth on a Rural Estate.

Sponsored by Savills and the Worshipful Company of Farmers

Becky Wilson

Communicating carbon reduction schemes to farmers; busting preconceptions, driving efficiency and profit.

Sponsored by AHDB Beef and Lamb


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