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Food for Thought – Educating the next generation of farmers and food producers

Lectures
Date
16 Jan 2018
Start time
7:30 PM
Venue
Tempest Anderson Hall
Speaker
Dr Tim Whitaker, Askham Bryan College
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Event Information

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?