Professor Jane Rickson

Wednesday 16th October 2019

Professor Rickson is from Cranfield University and will be talking to us about the importance of soils for the sustainable intensification of agriculture.

Tim Shardlow

Wednesday 20th November 2019

Our forgotten woodlands - The value of woodlands and implications for management. Tim works for Nicholson Nurseries Limited and will be able to answer questions on species mix, siting of new woodlands and how to maximise their potential.

Professor Malcolm Bennett

Wednesday 11th December 2019

Professor Bennett will talk to us about "Livestock Diseases - Politics, pestilence and the blame game". This promises to be a very informative meeting and offers an insight into some of the disease monitoring work carried out in wildlife across the Midlands.

Mike Cooper

Wednesday 15th January 2020

Why local farming and landscape will change and soon! We've asked Mike to present this well before any Brexit decision is made so he may be having to change his talk at short notice..

Stuart Hill

Wednesday 19th February 2020

HL Hutchinson Ltd - Stuart will talk us through the rapidly changing world of agronomy technology and hopefully tell us how much we'll all save from adopting it in the future...

Stephen Mold

Wednesday 18th March 2020

Stephen is the Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner and has kindly agreed to talk us through some of the challenges facing the county and what is being done to address them. This should be a fascinating insight into the response of the police to sheep butchery, theft and rural crime as well as an opportunity to judge if improvements in performance are on the way. 

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