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AgriFoRwArdS Seminar Series – May Event

Join us for the May talk in the 2021/22 AgriFoRwArdS Seminar Series at 3pm on Friday 20th May 2022 on Zoom, using the link belo 

Presenter: Ali Capper / National Farmers Union National Horticulture & Potatoes Board

Title: Making Research Relevant to Farmers & Growers

Abstract: Not enough research is disseminated into the hands of growers and not enough is adopted at farm level – how do we change that to make research more relevant and speed up adoption?

Speaker Bio:

Ali Capper has been the Chair of the NFU Horticulture and Potatoes board since 2016, has recently stood down as Chair but remains on the Board to focus on net zero. As well as growing fruit and hops in Worcestershire, Ali is involved in many different areas, supporting the UK Agricultural sector:

  • Director of British Hop Association
  • NFU’s National Horticulture & Potatoes Board
  • Chairman of English Apples & Pears
  • Director of Wye Fruit Limited
  • Chairman of Wye Hops
  • A Nuffield Scholar (you can find her report here)
  • Non-executive Director of NFU Mutual
  • Director of Oxford Farming Conference
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