November 10, Histon

UK: Saving waste in horticulture: Optimising resources

Free and open to all, access independent advice and research on reducing crop and food waste and improving resource use efficiency in the horticultural and fresh produce supply chains with a mix of seminars and exhibits at one of Cambridge’s premier event locations.

Food waste research is central to the work of the Eastern Agri-Tech Innovation Hub – a unique facility based in the Cambridgeshire Fens for fresh produce and field vegetable farmers and growers, food businesses and trade organisations working within the food supply chain. Managed by NIAB, the event will also showcase the work of the EU Interreg2Seas BioBoost project.

Part of Agri-Tech Week, celebrating innovation across the eastern region and located at NIAB’s Sophi Taylor Building on the outskirts of Cambridge, this event is aimed at all those working in the horticultural and agricultural industry.

Speakers will include:
  • Dr Gavin Milligan, Group Sustainability Director for William Jackson Food Group
  • Dr Jean Fitzgerald, NIAB EMR
  • Dr Lydia Smith, Head of NIAB Innovation Farm
  • Dr An Callens, University of Vives, Belgium
Location: Sophi Taylor Building, NIAB Park Farm, Villa Road, Histon, Cambridge CB24 9NZ

For further details and to register visit: http://bit.ly/NIAB10Nov

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