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Agri-Tech Week: Soils and Water, University of Lincoln

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The Lincoln Room

Riseholme Hall

Riseholme Campus, University of Lincoln

Lincoln

LN2 2LG

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Presentations and interactive workshop hosted by Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology looking at:

  • The impact of coastal flooding on agricultural land
  • The contribution of agrochemicals, especially metaldehydes to water sources.

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Programme

13.00 Arrival, Registration and coffee

13.15 Welcome and overview of the Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology (LIAT)

  • Professor Simon Pearson, Director of LIAT

13.25 Unhealthy Rivers: metals, microbes and mosquitos

  • Professor Mark Macklin, Head of the School of Geography and Director of the Lincoln Centre for Water and Planetary Health

13.50 Farm systems management and governance for producing good water quality for drinking water supplier, Fairway Project

  • Dr Carla Turner, Policy Advisor, ADAS.

14.00 Soil Moisture Monitoring and use of autonomous systems (Thorvald Robot)

  • Dr Jonathan Evans, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH)

14.30 Coffee and networking (to include practical demonstration of robotic system)

15.00 Coastal Flooding and Saline Farming

  • Dr Iain Gould, Senior Lecturer in Agri-food Technology and soil scientist in the Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology (LIAT),

15.20 Unravelling agri-food biomes

  • Professor Mat Goddard, Professor in the College of Science and holds a joint position at the University of Auckland, New Zealand

15.40 Questions and Conclusion

16.00 Close

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Riseholme Campus, University of Lincoln

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LN2 2LG

United Kingdom

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