Each year the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society’s Farm Lincs Education Committee organises a lecture which contributes to the charitable educational objectives of the Society to keep the local community informed on agricultural and environmental issues.
With well respected key note speakers invited to share their knowledge and discuss current agricultural affairs and recent developments the evening is both informative and a great social gathering.
All are welcome, with entry free to members of the Society (who can also bring two guests) and only £10 for non members. Refreshments, wine and a hot buffet are all included and about 280 people attended 2012′s lecture!
Spring Lecture 2013
The Lincolnshire Agricultural Society’s Spring Lecture 2013 will take place on Tuesday, March 26th, starting at 6.30pm in the Showground’s Epic Centre.
The evening will include talks from Mike Bushell – Principal Scientific Advisor from Syngenta – one of the largest agri chemical and seed breeding groups in the world and Stephen Briggs – a dedicated local organic farmer and Nuffield Farming Scholar 2011 from Abacus Organic Advisors.
For an invitation and more information please contact Emma on eseamer@lincs-events
Speakers Christine Tacon and Ursula Lidbetter.
2010 “Is Science the Key to the Future of Farming?”
Nick Ward, Nuffield Scholar speaking on his research into input efficiency in combineable crops
Key note speaker – Prof. Ian Crute Chief Scientist for the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board
2009 “How Secure is Our Food?”
Joachim von Braun Director General for the International Food Policy Research Institute
2008 “Scientific Innovation in Farming- Future or Fallacy?”
Key note speaker – Prof. Dianna Bowles Founder and Director of the Centre for Novel Agricultural Products in the Department of Biology at the University of York.
Jiggy Lloyd – Frank Arden and Nuffield Scholar and partner in Lincolnshire farming business