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Pollinator: Seeing the Wood for the Trees – Innovation for Agroforestry and Soil Carbon Capture

Thursday 8th October 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Pollinator: Seeing the Wood for the Trees – Innovation for Agroforestry and Soil Carbon Capture

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Silvo-arable and silvo-pasture systems, as well as farming forests could help UK agriculture reach net zero carbon emissions by 2040. But tree planting requires long-term planning and a clear understanding of the natural capital potential as well as anticipated economic benefits, as well as tech for tree management, including mapping and visualisation above and below ground, carbon capture and incentives.

** Don't miss out on our delegate exclusive offer from Burleigh Dodds Publishing - scroll down for full details!

9.45        Join the webinar

10.00     Introduction and Welcome, Belinda Clarke, Agri-TechE

10.10     Agroforestry: A win-win for farming & the environment

 Stephen Briggs, Principal Farm Consultant, Abacus Agri

10.25     Elsoms vision to bring advanced seed technologies to the tree seed sector

Phillip Ayres, Technical Manager, Elsoms Seeds Ltd

10.40     Agroforestry: integrating trees, woodlands and forestry into farming practice

Jim O'Neill, Forestry Investment Zone Implementation Officer, Forestry Commission

10.55     Emerging Woodland Options for Carbon Sequestration`

Greg Beeton, Divisional Partner, Brown & Co

11.10     Q&A Session

11.25     Closing Remarks

11.30     Event Close



This event is FREE for members of Agri-TechE, and £20 for non-members. Please note the fee is non-refundable for cancellation within 5 working days of the event. Use the link on the top right of the event listing to book; members will need to login or register for an account in order to access the member discount.

To find out more about becoming a member of Agri-TechE, please click here.

1 Basis CPD points will be available for attendees to this event.


Pollinators are Agri-TechE’s bi-monthly network meetings. We want to ignite discussions between participants rather than lecture, with people from all sectors and disciplines welcome—whether you’re a grower, a researcher, or entrepreneur, come along and join in!


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October 8th, 2020 10:00 AM through 11:30 AM
Virtual Event hosted on Zoom
United Kingdom
Phone: 07860955355
Event Fee(s)
Non-Member Fee £20.00

** Delegate offer **

All attendees to this event will be able to take advantage of a 20% discount on their publication ‘Agroforestry for Sustainable Agriculture‘ kindly offered by Agri-TechE members, Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing.

This volume reviews the latest research on the role and implementation of main types of agroforestry, understanding and assessing the ecosystem services that agroforestry can deliver and techniques for optimising agroforestry practice. The book’s main focus is on temperate agroforestry, but also reviews particular issues facing agroforestry in the tropics.

The collection will be a standard reference for forestry and agricultural scientists in universities, government and other research centres in agroforestry

One lucky attendee will be picked at random from those who submit a question during the webinar to receive a free copy!

Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing


Thursday 8th October 2020
9:00 am - 10:30 am
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