Food for Thought – Educating the next generation of farmers and food producers
- 16 Jan 2018
- Start time
- 7:30 PM
- Tempest Anderson Hall
- Dr Tim Whitaker, Askham Bryan College
Food for thought –educating the next generation of farmers and food producers
Dr Tim Whitaker, Askham Bryan College
Food security and resilience is of critical strategic importance to the UK’s prosperity and safety. The background is; the UK imports over 50% of the food it consumes, Brexit will have far reaching implications for UK farming and food production, securing safe high welfare food is identified as a fundamental for food production.
Our post 16 education system is about have the most far reaching and important changes it has ever seen. Skilled technically competent and able young people will be required to manage and drive these changes. How do we achieve this?