Defining a Future for Yorkshire Farming

In November 2018, the Yorkshire Food Farming and Rural Network held their conference “Defining a Future for Yorkshire Farming” at the National Agri-Food Innovation Campus in York in which it welcomed 200 regional farmers and stakeholders to showcase Yorkshire’s industry strengths in Agriculture. The audience discussed the future of the new Agricultural Policy for the UK. You can download the speaker presentations here:

  1. Tim Frenneaux, Head of Business, YNYER LEP – Grow Yorkshire
  2. Tom Martin, Arable Farmer, Cambridgeshire – Facetime Farmer
  3. Andrew Swift, CEO, Fera Science Ltd – Driving Innovation in Food and Drink / SIAFS Project
  4. Robert Munroe, iCASP Programme Manager and Prof Pippa Chapman, Water Quality Specialist. If you want to watch the YouTube film of iCASP The Movie, please click here
  5. Fraser Black, CEO, Centre for Crop Health and Protection – CHAP is Crop Health Protection

Click here to read more on the Yorkshire Post website

Defining a future in farming

Lively panel debate discussing Yorkshire Solutions post-Brexit(L to R): Dorothy Fairburn (CLA), Adam Bedford (NFU), Julian Sturdy (MP, York Outer), David Kerfoot OBE (YNYER LEP), Rachel Hallos (Livestock Farmer) and Kevin Hollinrake (MP, Thirsk and Malton)


Defining a future

Tom Martin, Arable Farmer, Cambridgshire (Right) inspired the audience with his ‘FaceTime a Farmer’ connecting Young people with food production


LED4CROPS facility

Dr David George, Stockbridge Technology Centre demonstrate their LED4CROPS facility and their work at the Vertical Farming Development Centre.

The event was kindly sponsored by: CLA, NFU, McCain, Yorkshire Agricultural Society, and the York, North Yorkshire and East Rising Local Enterprise Partnership

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