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Young Innovators' Forum visit: Farming in Stretham

This month, on the 17th May, YIF is heading out to a working farm in Stretham to take a look at on-farm practices.
When May 17, 2018
from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Where Stretham, Ely
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The next Young Innovators’ Forum visit will be at Wicken Farm in Stretham on Thursday 17 May, starting at 6pm. The farm includes a mix of arable and livestock farming, as well as diversification projects and on farm trials. There’s also an onsite pump, keeping the Fens from re-flooding! Come and challenge your assumptions about farming and see the innovation and research being undertaken by farmers.

Experience first-hand opportunities and challenges on farm

Broaden your horizons and discover the real world of farming

Have your questions answered directly from those who know

Young farmers, research scientists, trainee agronomists and industry entrants are all welcome at this free, informal event. Book early, as places are limited and given on a first come first served basis. To book your place at the visit, please email CambPlants admin support Niina Valbuena ( by 11th May.

Free transport by minibus from the Plant Sciences Department to the farm will be provided by CambPlants Hub. The minibus will leave from the Downing Site at around 5 pm (TBC). To book your place on the minibus transport and for questions, contact CambPlants admin support Niina Valbuena (

This event is co-organized with Agri-Tech East and sponsored by The Morley Agricultural Foundation.