It’s all about the agriculture at returning event

Steve Ward speaking at last year's farming conference EMN-160127-134745001
Steve Ward speaking at last year's farming conference EMN-160127-134745001
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Breaking world records, developing technical solutions and planning for the future are some of the key topics at this year’s Lincolnshire Farming Conference.

Grayingham farmer and owner of Uncle Henry’s, Steve Ward is chairman of the education committee and one of the founders of the conference.

Although only in its second year, it is highly anticipated as the go-to event for all the latest news, discussions and trends for Lincolnshire’s agricultural industry.

“We had a tremendous amount of positive feedback from both speakers and attendees last year,” said Mr Ward.

“The Farming Conference is not just about approaching those already in industry. We are keen to welcome more students and young people interested in farming to offer them an insight into agriculture business.

“It is important to make sure we reach the next generation to ensure that Lincolnshire continues to be a national leader in agriculture.”

The conference takes place at Lincolnshire Showground on March 1.

Book at www.lincolnshire showground.co.uk

Speakers:

Jim Godfrey OBE, DSc, Board of Trustees chair of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), will be sharing his expertise. Other speakers will include Tim Lamyman, James Dallas, and Caroline Drummond.

Timings:

Conference open to attendees 2.30pm to 8pm, with a welcome from chairs Chris Godson and Andrew Ward at 3pm.

Tickets:

Tickets £12, £6 for students, members of the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society free. Complimentary refreshments and Lincolnshire hog roast.