Prominent experts from ADAS will be speaking at the event:
Sarah Wynn, Managing Director of Climate change and Sustainability will be talking about how supply chains can work with suppliers to reduce climate impact. Sarah has 18 years’ experience working to improve the sustainability of agricultural crop and livestock production. Her particular focus in recent years has been on reducing the climate impact of agricultural production, looking at strategies to reduce on-farm emissions.
Jason Gittins, Technical Director of livestock will be talking about the trade-offs between reducing climate impact and maintaining animal welfare. Jason is a highly experienced consultant who works with a wide range of clients, including producers, trade associations, government departments and agencies. His technical expertise centres on the poultry meat and egg production sectors, in which he has worked on numerous projects involving animal welfare and environmental issues and links between them.
Dr. Anne Bhogal, our Principal Soil Scientist will be talking about Soil carbon sequestration for climate change mitigation. Anne has over 25 years’ experience in the research and development of policies on soil and nutrient management. She has a particular interest in the impacts of organic amendments and cover cropping on soil health, carbon storage and nutrient cycling. She is a FACTS-qualified adviser and a fellow of the British Society of Soil Science.