Inform, Engage, Apply – Making it Happen at EoEFC19

Inform, Engage, Apply – Making it Happen at EoEFC19

23rd August 2019

The East of England Farming Conference is excited to announce key information for their 5th annual farming conference taking place at the East of England Showground on the 14th November.

Organised by the East of England Agricultural Society and titled “Make it Happen” the conference for practical people, aims to promote engaging discussions and inspiring ideas that can be applied to the business at home.
Opening speaker for the conference is well respected farming advocate, journalist and Editor of the Farmers Guardian, Ben Briggs.

Session 1 titled “Decision Makers” and chaired by Emily Norton, welcomes Matt Shardlow, Chief Executive of Buglife, Paul Temple, Chair of the AHDB’s Cereals and Oilseeds Board, who will be joined by Matthew Smith, Vice President of Alltech and Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sue Hayman.

Session 2 titled “Ground Breakers” and chaired by Tom Bradshaw, introduces a wealth of innovative experts from across the industry: Ashley Gilman, Cranswick PLC’s Agriculture Manager; Jon Clarke, Head of Business Development at the John Innes Centre; Stuart Hill, Head of Innovation & Technology for Hutchinsons and finally Stuart Blyth; Head of Business development for Centre for Innovation Excellence in Livestock (CIEL)

For Session 3 titled “Innovators” and chaired by conference Chairman Tom Martin, we welcome an inspirational line up of businessmen & women: Sheena Horner, proprietor of Galloway Chillies; James Corbett, managing director at Ridgeway Foods; Sam Arthur, senior ecologist for FPCR; Jamie Racjan, Fungi Delecti

“We are really looking forward to this year’s conference, we have a fantastic line up of influential speakers from across the industry who we believe will be able to inspire and motivate delegates, helping them to prepare for the opportunities ahead” said East of England Farming Conference Chairman Tom Martin.

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