Uniting Forces of Innovation: Future Farming Expo Welcomes UKUAT and Farm Tech Society
As the agricultural landscape evolves and sustainability takes centre stage, the Future Farming Expo 2023 is set to redefine the Scottish agricultural show scene. The Future Farming Expo has taken a momentous stride towards revolutionising agriculture by joining forces with two influential organisations: UK Urban AgriTech (UKUAT) and FarmTech Society. This partnership brings together the UK's leading authority on urban agriculture and a global non-profit association focused on Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA). Together, they are co-locating a conference at the highly anticipated Future Farming Expo 2023 in Scotland. This collaboration represents a significant milestone in advancing sustainable farming practices, driving innovation, and ensuring the resilience of our food systems.
UK Urban AgriTech: Pioneering Sustainable Urban Agriculture
UKUAT, an integral part of the UK food system, is dedicated to promoting environmental, social, and economic sustainability through urban agriculture. With their expertise in urban farming techniques, they contribute to enhancing national resilience, feeding a healthy population, and fostering innovation. By harnessing the potential of urban and peri-urban spaces, UKUAT demonstrates how sustainable agriculture can thrive within cities, minimising food miles and connecting urban populations with fresh, nutritious produce.
FarmTech Society: Leading the Way in Controlled Environment Agriculture
Farm Tech Society is a renowned international non-profit industry association dedicated to advancing Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA). CEA focuses on optimizing yield and product quality while upholding ecological principles. By providing controlled environments that protect crops from adverse conditions, such as extreme weather or pests, CEA maximises productivity and resource efficiency. The FarmTech Society brings together experts and practitioners from the CEA sector, fostering collaboration, knowledge sharing, and technological advancements.
Forging a Sustainable Agricultural Future:
The partnership between Future Farming Expo, UKUAT, and FarmTech Society is built upon a shared vision of sustainable and resilient agriculture. This collaboration offers a platform for experts, researchers, industry leaders, and enthusiasts to come together, exchange ideas, and drive positive change in the farming sector. The co-located conference at Future Farming Expo 2023 will serve as a melting pot of knowledge, innovation, and practical solutions.
Key Themes and Discussions:
The conference will delve into a wide range of topics and themes that shape the future of sustainable agriculture. Some key areas of focus will include:
- Circular CEA Clusters
- Renewable Energy Infrastructure Synergies
- Growing System Integrations
- Training & Logistics Platforms
The collaboration between Future Farming Expo, UK Urban AgriTech, and FarmTech Society heralds a transformative era in sustainable agriculture. By combining the expertise of urban agriculture and Controlled Environment Agriculture, this partnership aims to drive innovation, promote ecological principles, and enhance the resilience of our food systems. The co-located conference at Future Farming Expo 2023 will serve as a catalyst for meaningful dialogue, knowledge exchange, and practical solutions, laying the foundation for a more sustainable and prosperous future in agriculture. Together, we can build a resilient and thriving food system that nourishes both people and the planet.
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