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Lincolnshire Farming Conference 2018

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  • When: 27 February 2018
  • Event starts: 9 am
  • Event ends: 5 p.m.
Farm worker in field

Event location

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Event contact information

Lincolnshire Showground
Grange-de-Lings
Lincoln
LN2 2NA

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We are delighted to once again be sponsoring this year's Farming Conference which has the theme of 'Farming in the Future'.

The Conference takes on a new format in 2018, with an exhibition in the morning showcasing the latest technology in robotics and breakout sessions with our sponsors. In the afternoon, the Conference will feature talks from a number of captivating speakers, case studies and one to one sessions with industry experts. 

Agenda

10am: Exhibition opens and Show & Tell begins
See a variety of exciting live demonstrations of drones, robots and new technology
10am - 12pm: Talk to HSBC about our £300m lending fund to support ambitious UK agriculture businesses
Are you considering investment in new robots or new technology in 2018? Would you like to discuss funding your diversifications plans? Come and see us either at the HSBC stand or in our breakout session for a chat with one of our dedicated Agriculture Managers
12pm: Buffet lunch
1pm: Introduction from Robert Borill, Chairman
1.15pm - 2.45pm: 
Hands free hectare - Kit Franklin, Harper Adams University
Robotic technology for the field - Nigel Trevarthen, Garford Farm Machinery
Robot palletising - Nick Cesare, PACE material handling
Robots are the future! - Pal From, University of Lincoln
2.45pm: Break
3.15pm: Educating our consumers of tomorrow - Washingborough Academy
3.45pm: Machinery on tomorrow's farm, how does it fit? - Chris Sheldon, Brown & Co
4.30pm: Robots in the food sector - Mike Wilson, ABB Ltd
5pm: Conference ends, Impact Group Reception begins and bar opens

Tickets

Adults: £15
Students: £6
LAS Members: Free

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