The biennial UK Onion & Carrot conference will take place on Tuesday 14th November 2017 at The East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham
Planning is well advanced for this well-established meeting point for all involved in production or allied to these significant industries from home and abroad. The Conference dinner will take place on the Tuesday evening at the conference venue, with accommodation available at the De Vere Orchard hotel next door.
The impact of losing farm support on the New Zealand Agricultural industry will be addressed by Mike Petersen the New Zealand Special Agricultural Trade Envoy.
During the morning there will be separate crop specific technical presentations for carrots and onions. Advances in automation for both crops will be addressed as well as the latest on current research projects.
Andrew Francis, Farm Manager of Elveden Farms Ltd will give his thoughts on the future prospects for the onion and carrot sectors in the afternoon session.
All delegate bookings will be taken on the conference website this year – www.onionandcarrotconference.co.uk
This event is being sponsored by Bayer CropScience and Elsoms Seeds/Bejo.