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Tuesday 2nd of March 2021 | Posted In: Renewable energy, Contracts, Energy saving

Low Carbon Agriculture show online: 09-10 March 2021

Low Carbon Agriculture, transformed this year into an online event that begins at 09:30 on 09 March 2021. The event is all about how our NFU net zero ambition will be delivered, through the generation of renewable energy, the implementation of low carbon technology, and best practice in both carbon and environmental land management.

The event includes four key areas of focus - Energy Now Expo, Environmental Business Expo, Low Emission Vehicles Expo, and Farm Technology Expo - with leading technology and service suppliers accompanied by a conference and workshop programme, in which key industry figures will provide insight and practical guidance on achieving Net Zero and creating a profitable and sustainable future for agricultural and rural communities.

The NFU strongly supports Low Carbon Agriculture, an annual event that has always been a trailblazer, and its focus on low carbon agriculture, natural capital enhancement, and agri-tech is very much in tune with current policy at a key time of change in agriculture.

Over 120 'virtual exhibitors' will be representing the renewable energy, low carbon transport and machinery sectors, together with suppliers of innovative technology and advisors on carbon and environmental land management.

NFU Energy’s Technical Director Jon Swain will be joining the chair, the NFU's Dr Jonathan Scurlock with the opening keynote session. from 09:30-11:00 on 09 March discussing the renewable energy opportunities available and challenges faced. Head of technical delivery Thomas Wilkins will be delivering a talk on a practical Guide to RHI Audits and James Wayman, project engineer will discuss on Farm Energy Efficiency.

NFU Deputy President Stuart Roberts will participate in the keynote debate on “Reaching net zero in agriculture” 09:30-11:00 on 10 March, chaired by Olivia Midgley of Farmers Guardian, with a high-level line-up including Caroline Drummond (LEAF), Dr Nina Skorupska (Renewable Energy Association), Sir William Worsley (Forestry Commission) and Patrick Holden (Sustainable Food Trust). 

NFU members can register for FREE. View the conference programme here.

Low Carbon Agriculture Online is FREE to attend for farmers, landowners and related rural business owners - click here to register.