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Worcestershire Visit to Hartpury Agri-Tech Centre


Time:10:30 - 14:00

Topic:Business Information

Contact:Steven Brain

Telephone:01905 845009


Location:Agri-Tech Centre at Hartpury University, Hartpury, GL193BE

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Investment in your Farm Innovation Pathway


Join us at the Agri-Tech Centre at Hartpury University on Wednesday 25th January 2023 to find out how you can bring the latest innovations to the here and now on your farm!


There are lots of considerations to make when looking at new technologies or innovations to apply to farming operations or planning.


Due to the ever-increasing amounts of new ideas, concepts as well as support opportunities for farming businesses in the areas of technology, it is often difficult to navigate and find out what you can engage and make decisions with now.


Join us for this unique event to see and learn about the Hartpury Agri-Tech Centre and hear about how its services can benefit you and your farm business now.



10:30 Arrival and refreshments  


11:00 – What financial support is around the corner? - Emma Hamer, NFU Worcestershire Adviser 

Be updated on the current and future funding landscape to support your business planning. 


11.15Introducing the Hartpury Agri-Tech Centre -  Ben Thompson, Hartpury Agri-Tech Centre Manager

Hear about the unique and exciting Hartpury Agri-Tech Centre and its role in supporting both current and future generations of farming professionals with all things technology for addressing real world challenges of farming today.


12.00 – Farm Walk and Talk 

Take a tour of Hartpury’s commercial farm, Agri-Tech Centre and business support facilities to discuss and hear about how some of latest digital technologies, systems and tools that can help address some key farming challenges. This including: 

- Introduction to the Hartpury Digital Innovation Farm vision

- Latest Technology Trials and Applied Research

- The Role of Internet of Things in Farming - How you can put a measure to environmental impact

- Steps and Tools to Bring Together and Be in Control of Your Farm Data 

 13:00 - Networking and refreshments


The visit is on a first come-first serves basis. To ensure you don't miss out, register now.


Worcestershire County Council is also part of a wider group of organisations, working in the interests of the agricultural, horticultural and farming sectors in Worcestershire. It includes the NFU, District Councils, Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership, Worcestershire Growth Hub, Warwickshire College Group, Pershore College, the Chamber of Commerce, and organisations and businesses with expertise in the sectors. 


Agri-Tech Centre at Hartpury University, Hartpury