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Explore the latest clean energy options and environmental solutions at Low Carbon Agriculture 2024

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The Low Carbon Agriculture Show returns to the National Agricultural Exhibition Centre (NAEC), Stoneleigh, Warwickshire on 6th & 7th March, with an inspiring line-up of speakers and an exhibition featuring the latest clean energy systems, environmental solutions, advances in agritech, low emission vehicles and a showcase of the related opportunities.

Held in partnership with the NFU and CLA, supported by organisations including Defra, DSNEZ, Solar Energy UK, Fram Farmers, LEAF, Soil Association, GSHPA and RenewableUK, and boasting Farmers Guardian as its’ official media partner, the unique event features an exhibition of product and service suppliers, accompanied by an extensive conference programme, in which over 100 experts from across the farming, energy and environmental sectors will share their insight and knowledge. A farm technology theatre will showcase some of the latest innovations available to farmers, to help boost food production and support sustainability strategies, while test drives of low/zero carbon vehicles will be available daily. 

Explore the latest clean energy options and environmental solutions at Low Carbon Agriculture 2024

The conference (full programme available here) will feature popular panel sessions on regenerative farming, natural capital, soil health, carbon farming, solar energy, AD & biogas, biomass, energy storage and heat pumps, in which experts will provide insight and practical guidance. Participants will have their chance to quiz said experts at the end of every session. Also returning for 2024 is the debate on reaching Net Zero in agriculture, in which key industry figures discuss the path and the challenges faced. Farmers and estate managers that have already implemented renewable energy systems and/or practices to benefit the environment will also share their experiences.

New sessions have been added, including a focus on the opportunities surrounding a decarbonised energy system, ways to get the most out of your energy, waste management and building green in which guidance will be provided on the building of sustainable structures on farms and estates. 

Headline conference speakers include:

  • Jonathan Baker, Deputy Director, Programme Policy, Engagement and Strategy, Future Farming and Countryside Programme, DEFRA
  • Dr Jonathan Scurlock, Chief Adviser, Renewable Energy and Climate Change, NFU
  • Charlotte Powell, Head of BioEnergy and Carbon Removal, Innovation Delivery, DSNEZ
  • Jack Bobo, Director Food Systems Institute, University of Nottingham
  • Chris Huhne, Chairman, ADBA
  • Vicky Robinson, Head of Sustainability, AIC
  • Tom Heap, Farming and Environmental Journalist
  • Helen Browning OBE Chief Executive Soil Association
  • Nina Skorupska Chief Executive REA
  • David Webster Chief Executive LEAF
  • Harley Stoddart Head of Climate Mitigation Science Defra
  • Joe Evans Vice President CLA
  • Paul Brannen, Director Of Public Affairs, The European Confederation of Woodworking Industries
  • Andrew Loftus, Livestock farmer and NFU Net Zero Steering Group member
  • Andrew Ferguson, Partner & General Manager, The Waitrose & Partners Farm, Leckford Estate

Some of the latest technologies, services and opportunities will be showcased by leading organisations in the exhibition, featuring agronomists, installers and developers of clean energy systems and management solutions, environmental & sustainability advisors, biodiversity specialists, agritech providers, financiers, law firms, education providers, planning experts, biomass crop specialists, carbon and other emission monitoring/reduction professionals, trade bodies, energy suppliers and more! 

Meanwhile, the latest electric quads, vans and other transport solutions will be available to view in the low-emission vehicles area of the show, with test drives available upon request.

Autonomous drones, robotics, softwares, the next generation of energy storage solutions and a natural alternative to synthetic fertilisers will be among the innovations presented in the farm technology theatre.

As the founding partner, Energy Now will be exhibiting at the show on stand 734 – we look forward to seeing members there.

The Low Carbon Agriculture Show is the ideal place to explore the latest clean energy solutions available and optimise returns from existing systems, construct or further develop an effective sustainability strategy, identify practices to boost productivity and limit environmental impact, and otherwise understand the related benefits, challenges and opportunities available. Tickets are free and can be organised at www.lowcarbonagricultureshow.co.uk.

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