Entries by Carrie Robbins

We Are Recruiting!

From 30th May until 21st June 2018 we are seeking two individuals to attend agricultural shows on behalf of Innovation for Agriculture.  The theme for this years’ show season is AMR and better use of antibiotics across the agricultural sector. We are seeking two individuals to work together through the most intense 3 weeks of […]

Innovative & Disruptive Technologies For Agri-food Supply Chains

Tuesday 1 & Wednesday 2 May 2018 The Slate Conference Centre, University of Warwick Innovative and Disruptive Technologies for Agri-food Supply Chains The 2018 AHDB Food and Farming Futures Conference brings together an invited audience of industry thought leaders, researchers and government. The Conference will look at disruptive technologies from a variety of industry sectors and […]

Farmers and researchers collaborate: managing herbal leys for optimal diversity

Innovative Farmers is part of the Duchy Future Farming Programme. The network is funded by the Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation and backed by a team from LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming), Innovation for Agriculture, the Organic Research Centre and the Soil Association.   Farmers and researchers collaborate: field lab will explore how to best […]

RASE & IFA ANNOUNCE APPOINTMENT OF NEW CEO

RASE and Innovation for Agriculture (IfA) have announced the appointment of new Chief Executive Andrew Lazenby. He brings 20 years’ experience in farming, food and retail, including strategic roles spanning four continents: UK, Europe, US, Africa and Australia. For the last two years as Director of Operations at Farmcare (the farming business owned by the Wellcome […]

Innovative Farmers on Countryfile

Kate Pressland, Programme Lead for Innovative Farmers, was interviewed (along with Bill Gates!) in Sunday’s Countryfile special on agricultural R&D. She  didn’t have long, so in this blog she shares what she would have said if the cameras kept rolling. So what is Innovative Farmers and how is IfA involved? : Innovative Farmers is a not for […]