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CambPlants Hub

A networking organisation for plants-related research and impact

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Upcoming events

AI For Wheat Workshop

from Mar 09, 2020 09:00 AM to Mar 10, 2020 05:00 PM Alan Turing Institute, British Library, 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DB,

The Alan Turing Institute (ATI) will host a workshop in partnership with the BBSRC-funded Designing Future Wheat research programme to explore the potential for innovative applications of data science and artificial intelligence to address problems relevant to the UK wheat community.

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Discovery and the Dead Plants Society

Mar 09, 2020 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM Sainsbury Laboratory Auditorium, 47 Bateman Street, Cambridge CB2 1LR ,

With 1.1 million plant specimens, the University Herbarium is especially rich in those made by 19th century greats like Henslow, Darwin, and Wallace. Find out why these treasures are so important today.

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Young Innovators' Forum Conference: Innovation to balance conservation and farming

Mar 12, 2020 from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM The Morley Agricultural Foundation, Deopham Road, Morley St Botolph, Wymondham, NR18 9DF ,

Through a mix of innovative ideas from research, farm practice, and technology, the conference will be exploring how farming and conservation can engage in a way which is positive for the outcomes of farming activities and for the health of the environment.

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Controlled Environment Agriculture – The Industry is Growing Up

Mar 18, 2020 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM John Innes Centre, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7UH ,

A radical rethinking of food production systems is one of the key drivers for the development of Controlled Environment Agriculture and technologies for vertical farming. The industry is growing up and attracting significant investment, with experts predicting it will be worth an estimated £9.84Bn by 2026.

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Young Innovators' Forum Visit: Essex Plant Innovation Centre

Mar 31, 2020 from 03:00 PM to 06:30 PM STEM Building, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, C04 3SQ,

Join Agri-TechE on a visit to the Essex Plant Innovation Centre (EPIC) at the University of Essex to explore the innovative research trying to meet the grand challenges facing the food industry in: plants productivity/soil health/robotics/engineering/environmental monitoring/machine learning & vision/AI. Participants will have the opportunity to discover the pioneering work currently being explored in controlled environment agriculture and horticulture which will impact broadacre agriculture in the future. Learn about field ready research and tech. Discover agri-business partners involved in the science. Experience cutting edge robotics and AI Network with individuals early on in their career from across farming, science and technology. Young farmers, research scientists, trainee agronomists and industry entrants are welcome at this free, informal event.

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TAA Seminar. From the ground up: soil management in a changing climate.

May 13, 2020 from 01:00 PM to 04:30 PM Garfield Weston Room, David Attenborough Building, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QZ ,

The Tropical Agriculture Association East Anglia’s 7th Annual Seminar will be hosted by Fauna & Flora International, in collaboration with the CambPlants Hub and the Cambridge Global Food Security IRC.

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