BBSRC Seeding Catalyst Award EventCranfield University Contact Katherine.Cools@agri-epicentre.com
Agri-EPI Centre is hosting an exciting event at Cranfield University on 28th February 2018 to showcase research and development solutions for industry challenges supported by networks with Cranfield University and fellow centre of excellence, CHaP.
The event will provide a platform for active knowledge transfer for further research and development in…
- Soil health
- Precision agriculture
- Food waste
- Water management
- Satellite to seed
There will be presentations from lead academics at the Cranfield Soil and AgriFood Institute and a tour of the new glasshouse-based sensor platform for use in pilot scale growth trials, vehicle and mobile sensor equipment for field installation and postharvest storage facilities.
10.00 Arrival and registration, tea, coffee
10.30 Welcome and introduction to the day
10.35 Cranfield: overview of expertise, facilities and opportunities - Prof. Ron Corstanje
10.55 Plant phenotyping and precision agriculture - Dr. Toby Waine
11.15 Tour of the Cranfield/AgriEPI Centre/CHaP facilities - Ron Cornsanje/Toby Waine/Dan Simms
12.30 Lunch and networking
13.30 The Soil Health Facility: monitoring above and below ground to link soil and crop health - Prof. Wilfred Otten
13.50 Soil challenges - impact on growers, processors and fresh supply chain - Dr. Lynda Deeks
14.30 Industry challenges: please submit your question or challenge
Please email Katherine.Cools@agri-epicentre.com to reserve a place.