Digital Insights

Low Carbon Agriculture will be running a series of live streamed webinars called Digital Insights. They will discuss the implementation of land based environmental and low carbon solutions, together with the related opportunities and challenges faced by the industry as a whole. They will debate the most topical issues affecting farmers and landowners who are keen to implement environmental and low carbon solutions on their land.

All of the Digital Insights events will be free to join if pre-registered and will be available to watch here, either live or on-demand.

The monthly Digital Insights webinars will run on the following dates:

  • February 24, 2021 – Show Preview & Exhibitor Showcase

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Show Preview & Exhibitor Showcase

Wednesday, February 24 2020

Our sixth Digital Insights webinar took place on Wednesday 24th February at 17:00.

This session included a Low Carbon Agriculture Show preview, featuring interviews with some of the headline conference speakers and a showcase where the event’s exhibitors and sponsors will update farmers on new opportunities available to them.

We recommend using Google Chrome to view the Digital Insights webinars.

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Environmental Land Management

Wednesday, January 27 2020

Our fifth Digital Insights webinar took place on Wednesday 27th January at 18:00.

The webinar outlined what we know about the Environmental Land Management (ELM) Scheme so far, with an update on policy, followed by an outline of key environmental approaches and guidance on assessing sustainability.

Speakers for the January webinar included:

  • Phil Jarvis, Chairman, NFU Environment Forum
    • Phil explored the journey from current farm payment and agri-environment schemes, which will transition through to Environmental Land Management
  • Karen Fisher, Farming Adviser, Soil Association
    • Karen focused on an insight into agroecology, discussing What is agroecology? Embracing the agroecological approach and some of the benefits.
  • Adele Jones, Head of Programmes, Sustainable Food Trust
    • Adele discussed the need for an internationally harmonised framework for measuring farm and food system sustainability.  
  • Host – David Jacobmeyer, Organiser, Low Carbon Agriculture Show

We recommend using Google Chrome to view the Digital Insights webinars.

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Low Carbon Transport & Machinery

Wednesday, December 16 2020

The fourth Digital Insights webinar took place on Wednesday 16th December at 18:00.

In light of the recent government announcement that new petrol and diesel cars and vans will be banned in the UK by 2030, the webinar explored what this meant for the farming sector and what opportunities are available, plus we learnt about the future of low carbon machinery too!

Speakers;

  • Alec Thomson, Project Manager, Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCvP)
    • 2030 ICE phase out and sustainable shift to low emission vehicles
  • Mike Woollacott, Managing Director, Greenwatt Technology
    • Refuelling the countryside – an update
  • Greg Hilton, Partner, Carter Jonas
    • Electric vehicle charging opportunities
  • HOST – David Jacobmeyer, Organiser, Low Carbon Agriculture Show 2021

Register to watch on demand or sign in.

We recommend using Google Chrome to view the Digital Insights webinars.

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Innovations in Agri-Tech

Wednesday, November 18 2020

The third Digital Insights webinar took place on Wednesday 18th November at 18:00, expert guests discussed the many benefits of the latest on-farm technological innovations.

Speakers for the November Digital Insights session included:

  • Andrew Ward MBE, Director, Roy Ward (Farms) Ltd
    • A farmers’ view on integrating new & innovative tech into agriculture
  • Will Wells, Founder & CEO, Hummingbird Technologies
    • The carbon & sustainability benefits of remote sensing and data analytics
  • Dr Shamal Mohammed, Chief Technical Officer, Agri-EPI Centre
    • Insights into tomorrow’s tech and it’s benefits with examples from their 24 partner farms across the UK
  • David Jacobmeyer, Organisers, Low Carbon Agriculture – HOST

Register to watch on demand or sign in.

We recommend using Google Chrome to view the Digital Insights webinars.

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Opportunities for Renewable Energy on Farms

Wednesday, October 14 2020

The second Digital Insights webinar took place on Wednesday, 14th October 2020 at 6pm. Leading with the theme ‘Opportunities for Renewable Energy on Farms’ key industry speakers made their case in ten minutes, and invited questions from the audience. Industry speakers included;

  • HOST – David Jacobmeyer, Organiser, Low Carbon Agriculture
  • Nina Skorupska CBE, Chief Executive, REA
  • Darren Edwards , Head of Sustainable Energy, Fisher German
  • Bean Beanland, Chairman, Ground Source Heat Pump Association (GSHPA)

Register to watch on demand or sign in.

We recommend using Google Chrome to view the Digital Insights webinars.

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Reaching Net Zero in Agriculture

Wednesday, September 16 2020

The launch of Low Carbon Agriculture’s Digital Insights webinar series took take place on 16th September. This was an opportunity to hear from & quiz industry experts on the challenges and benefits of achieving Net Zero in UK agriculture. Participants included:

  • Dr Jonathan Scurlock, NFU chief advisor on renewable energy and climate change
  • Caroline Drummond MBE, LEAF Chief executive
  • David Jacobmeyer, Low Carbon Agriculture show organiser

Register to watch on demand or sign in.

We recommend using Google Chrome to watch the Digital Insights webinars.