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NFU Education was established in 2017 as part of the NFU’s drive to reconnect children with rural life, develop their understanding of farming and increase their awareness of the field-to-fork journey. Since then the team has successfully rolled-out education initiatives and teaching resources across England and Wales.
All of our accredited learning resources can be found at: www.nfueducation.com
Breedr is the precision livestock app for forward thinking farmers. Our mission is to simplify livestock farming, helping you produce and market more profitable animals, with higher welfare and less waste.
Harper Adams University
Harper Adams University is the UK’s leading specialist university tackling the future development of our planet’s food production, processing and animal sciences, engineering, land management and sustainable business.
Rural Youth Project
The Rural Youth Project was initiated by agricultural and rural communication specialists Jane Craigie Marketing (JCM) in early 2018 to find out more about young people living rurally and their challenges, aspirations, and needs, in order to support the future of participating countries’ rural youth.
Lantra Scotland is a charity funded by the Scottish Government which works to increase the number and diversity of employees in the land-based, aquaculture and environmental conservation sector, and drive their skills development.
Jane Craigie Marketing
Jane has combined her agricultural and horticultural education with a career in marketing, media and communications.
She is actively involved in the international rural leadership community and was the co-founder of the international Rural Youth Project, a youth leadership, enterprise and activism initiative, focused on better understanding and supporting young rural people aged 18-28, to enact positive change in their communities.
Jane runs a marketing and communications consultancy specialising in agriculture, food and rural affairs and is based in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. She is on the executive board of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists, is Chair of the IFAJ ‘Vision 2025’ Committee, a Trustee of LANTRA, a skills and training organisation, and is on the steering committee for LEAF Education and Public Engagement.
The Ad Plain
Associate PartnerTAP is a respected content-led agency working in the agri-food sector all over the world. Agriculture in particular is facing huge challenges in the wake of global warming, population growth and volatile commodity prices, to name just a few. These challenges impact on food security and it is our duty to help raise awareness of issues, through the work we do and work with our clients. TAP works with organisations to effectively engage with farmers, food producers and consumers using performance-led content.
Small Robot Company
Small Robot Company’s mission is to maximise food production while reducing its cost on the environment. Our vision is to make food production sustainable. Using robotics and artificial intelligence, we have created an entirely new model for ecologically harmonious, efficient and profitable farming. Our farmbots Tom, Dick and Harry will plant, feed and weed arable crops autonomously, with minimal waste. We are currently focused on developing non-chemical weeding, with field trials starting later this year.
Our no-till robotics also prevent soil erosion and run off, reducing cultivation emissions and improving carbon sequestration. Field trials are currently being conducted with 20 farmer customers, including Waitrose and the National Trust.
Sarah Bell Agri Food Ltd
Sarah supports agrifood businesses along the supply chain in identifying their goals, overcoming obstacles, improving their productivity and minimising their environmental impact. Developing strategy then following through with project design and delivery. Specialising in the new and difficult to tackle projects which require fresh thinking and a collaborative approach. Sarah is an accomplished and direct public speaker on all subjects agriculture, food and supply chains.