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Welcome to the Innovation for Agriculture (IfA) events page. Scroll down to see events coming up. To find out more about an event or to book on click on the event an you will be redirected. 


On-site Bio-Energy - How Can Farmers Benefit?

03 November 2016; Live Event
Aspatria Rugby Union Club, Aspatria

A unique opportunity to visit one of Britain’s most advanced on-site Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plants at First Milk’s Aspatria creamery and to explore how bio-energy technologies can be deployed more widely in the farming and food processing sectors across the North West.


Using Technology to Improve Welfare & Performance in Broilers

08 November 2016; Farm Walk
Lower Farm, Chesterfield

Join poultry farmer David Speller to learn about how technology is used to stabilise shed environments, improve bird health & welfare, including the potential to reduce the use of medication and enhance farm manager knowledge.


Soil Health for Grasslands

14 November 2016; Seminar
Westmorland County Agricultural Society Ltd, Milnthorpe

Join Stephen Briggs & David Gardner for a day of interactive workshops on building soil health in grassland farming systems.


Introduction to Precision Livestock Farming

22 November 2016; Seminar
Westmorland County Agricultural Society, Milnthorpe

Join Richard Lloyd, Precision Livestock Manager at IfA and Charlotte Johnston, Red Tractor, for an introduction to precision livestock farming covering pig, poultry, beef, sheep and dairy.


Soil Life: The Biology Beneath Your Feet

23 November 2016; Seminar
Newark and Nottingham Showground,

Join Stephen Briggs, Innovation for Agriculture's Soil & Water Manager, for the seminar "Soil Life: The Biology Beneath Your Feet" at the Midlands Machinery Show this year.


Soil Health - The Life Beneath Your Feet

07 December 2016; Seminar
Hannington Village Hall, Basingstoke

Join Stephen Briggs, Innovation for Agriculture’s Soil & Water Manager, for two days of interactive workshops on soil health biology, including a unique opportunity to examine the life beneath our feet under a microscope.


Beef Up The Use Of Data To Be Profitable After Brexit

07 December 2016; Farm Walk
Reins Farm, Redditch

Understanding and using data is essential for profitable beef production in an era when farming subsidies are likely to be reduced.


Where appropriate, these events are supported by the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) for which Defra is the Managing Authority, part funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.