Climate change - BCPC Technical Seminar 2020

Climate change: The challenges and opportunities for farmers, food production and the environment

BCPC Seminar 2020

Session 1:

Introduction by Stephen Howe, BCPC Chairman, and Parliamentary Undersecretary of State at DEFRA, Rebecca Pow, MP

Session 2:

Reaching net zero agricultural emissions by 2040 - 10 years ahead of the UK target, Dr Ceris Jones, NFU Climate Change Advisor

Session 3:

The impact for UK crops and cropping patterns, Prof. Steven Penfield, Group leader - Genes in the Environment, John  Innes Centre

Session 4:

Reducing fertiliser's carbon footprint to benefit crops and the environment, Mark Tucker, Business Development Manager & Head of Agronomy, Yara UK

Session 5:

Reaping the rewards of climate change for the UK fruit sector, Ross Newham, Operations Director, NIAB EMR

Session 6:

Discussion Q&A with all panellists