Setting the Scene - Dr Robert Merrall, IAgrE President What are the facts and where are we now? What is the carbon impacts of UK Agriculture? What are the pressure points? How will things look if we don’t do anything? Can we reach a view of the true carbon footprint of food production – field to plate? What will happen if we do nothing?
Groups will be shown round all the following areas:
· Energy Crops – Miscanthus & Willow
· Bee Radar & Suction Traps
· Field Phenotyping Platform
· Greenhouses & Growth Houses inc Heat & Energy Exchanger
· Rothamsted Archive – 175 years of plant and soil samples