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 News Icon  AFCP National Forum and AGM

The AFCP National Forum - Growing: Young Minds and New Ideas is planned for 15 November 2021 and will take place at Hartpury University and Hartpury College, Gloucester; the programme is available here and will give delegates the opportunity to visit the Agri-Tech Centre at Hartpury and hear presentations on the application of some new technologies, particularly in Vertical Farming, and the experience of some charities on how to engage young people in food, farming and the environment.

AFCP Member organisations are entitled to one free delegate; charge for additional delegates and those from non-member organisations will be £30.

The Agenda for the AFCP AGM 2021 is available here, together with the AGM 2020 Minutes and the Accounts and Annual Report to 31 March 2021. Form for proxy votes is available here.

Please contact [email protected] to register your interest in attending this event.

News IconJune 2021 : AFCP Forum on Management of oilseed rape diseases and pests

This event took place as a hybrid event on 16 June 2021. AFCP would like to especially thank the University of Hertfordshire and the staff involved for their support in the organisation of this event 

The presentations feature work funded by charities and others and provide an opportunity to learn about current developments in disease and pest management. 

A recording of this event is available here.

Posters highlighting some of the extensive research area on this topic are available here.

News IconAFCP/AHDB Student Presentations

Bobby Hyde is soon completing his AFCP/AHDB funded project at University of Nottingham on Dairy/beef Health; and Fern Baker is at the end of her first year working on reducing net carbon emissions from dairy production systems. Bobby and Fern made presentations to AFCP charities on 21 September 2021, and the Zoom recording of this meeting is available here.

News IconAFCP Student Forum will take place at Cranfield University in March 2022; further details will be published as soon as these are available.

News IconAFCP/AHDB project reports and Zoom meeting recordings

October 2020: AFCP held two Zoom meetings focusing on two of the AFCP/AHDB projects:

Soil Health and Dairy/Beef Health projects-further details and links to the presentations.

Further updates of their research which can be accessed through the links below:

News Icon East of England Agricultural Society has recently held a series of Zoom talks on:

  • Environmental Land Management: A New Opportunity
  • The Diversification Dilemna: What? When? How?
  • Fields for the Future: A Blueprint for Carbon Friendly Farming
  • Does Cover Cropping for in my Farming Business?

All are available as Zoom recordings

News IconAFCP Newsletters

Read our most recent Newsletter and archived items are also available. To sign up for AFCP newsletter, please contact [email protected].



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for more information of AFCP activities and achievements

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AFCP was registered as a company limited by guarantee in February 2008 and became a registered charity in June 2015. The Board and its Directors and advisors represent a range of charities and organisations from across the UK. See About Us.