An examination of agri-tech on sustainability


THE ways in which technologies are defining contemporary food production, and the overall issue of agri-tech economics, will be put under the spotlight at a forthcoming symposium, which is being held online and is free for growers to attend.

‘Agri-Tech Economics for Sustainable Futures’ is being staged by The Global Institute for Agri-Tech Economics at Harper Adams University in conjunction with International Network for Economic Research (INFER)

Director of the Global Institute for Agri-Tech Economics, Prof Karl Behrendt said the annual event will this year be "even more global", featuring 30 high-level speakers and participants from from 17 countries. These include Harper Adams University’s Vice Chancellor, Dr David Llewellyn; Vice-President of the National Farmers Union (UK), Tom Bradshaw; Director of Market Intelligence at the Agricultural and Horticultural Development Board (UK), Phil Bicknell.

The event takes place on September 21st and 22nd. For more information and to book a place at any of the free sessions visit our events page -