Energy and Rural Business Show

3 - 4 March 2020
East of England Arena

UK

23 - 24 October 2019
The Hub, Kilkenny

Ireland

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  • Patrick Holden, founding director at the sustainable food trust, stated that we need an audit system on which to base farm payments. “First, there should be an audit for the baseline data so there is ...
  • Taking place for the first time at the East of England Arena, Peterborough, on 3 and 4 March, and celebrating 11 years of success in 2020, the event is pitched as the ‘One stop shop for farmers lookin ...
  • Neil Watkins is a leading specialist in growing energy crops. His many years of experience include successfully building one of the largest networks in Europe of numerous energy crop growers across th ...
  • The event is part of the Energy and Rural Business Show, taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday (March 3rd and 4th) at the East of England Arena in Peterborough, and provides information and guidance o ...
  • Kensa Contracting’s recently appointed Director of Business Development, Karl Drage, has joined the global Ted community with a recent presentation at Leamington Spa College. The TEDx talk’s aim was t ...
  • The move means British-based manufacturer Kensa has the largest number of ENA Connect & Notify approved ground source heat pump products in the UK – over 60% of the ENA single phase database - enablin ...
  • Speaking ahead of the Energy & Rural Business Show 2020, she said extra focus on this area is necessary to ensure employees are as effective and productive as possible and to avoid potentially costly ...
  • In 2017, land use – including agriculture, forestry and peatland – accounted for 12% of total UK greenhouse gas emissions. By 2050, with the right support, farmers and land-managers can reduce these e ...
  • Wigwam® Holidays, which has helped spearhead the UK’s glamping revolution for over 25 years, will have one of their luxury timber cabins on show during the two-day event. With a prime position Stand 6 ...
  • Dan Hayes from the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership is speaking at Energy and Rural Business Show this March 3 and 4 and says that 2020 will be an important year for policy developments for low emission ...
  • The average landowner’s chances of getting an energy scheme are greater now than ever, says CEO Hugh Taylor. “However, there has also never been a more appropriate time to be prudent and not sign up w ...
  • The landmark legislation introduced today will provide a boost to the industry after years of inefficient and overly bureaucratic policy dictated to farmers by the EU. It sets out how farmers and land ...
  • It’s a chance for existing AD plant owners and operators to discuss ways to optimise and enhance the performance of their plants. A panel of industry experts will answer queries on key areas, which wi ...
  • According to Lucy Hopwood, speaking at Energy and Rural Business Show this March, there is more scope to use agricultural waste more effectively. “In the past waste has been dealt with by disposal, bu ...
  • The government has launched this scheme as the trees capture and store carbon from the atmosphere, otherwise known as carbon sequestration. The scheme opens a new income stream for participants as the ...
  • Some of the confirmed speakers and topics include: Dr Jonathan Scurlock, chief renewables and climate change advisor, National Farmers Union (NFU) Andrew Shirley, chief surveyor, Country Landowners As ...
  • Despite this, advice from professionals is not to rush into diversifying, and consider ‘passive’ options first, which don’t require too much time spent on them, such as renting buildings or renewables ...
  • The RDPE Growth Programme has re-opened to allow new applications to receive grants. Eligible businesses may receive a grant if they are carrying out a project that will create jobs or bring money into the rural economy. The minimum grant amount available is £20,000 and a maximum of Approximately £175,000 and are funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EADRD). There are three types of grants available to different projects categories.

  • Farmers and landowners are embracing new ways to increase business efficiency, to reduce costs and consider diversification projects as a way of offsetting the eventual removal of direct payments.

  • The Energy Now Expo, part of the Energy and Rural Business Show will host whole raft of expert top line speakers over 3-4 March, taking part in debates, keynote sessions and technical sessions. The speakers will be coming from various organisations and businesses to provide expert information and advice across the agricultural sector.

  • New sessions have been announced as part of the Energy Now Expo, focussing on farm diversification and the optimisation of renewable energy. The Expo will offer valuable advice on everything from how renewable energy can increase your income, to becoming more energy efficient.
  • Farmers will play a significant part in the replacement of fossil-derived fuels with low-carbon or carbon-negative alternatives. Not only is this crucial for the environment, with agriculture presenti ...
  • Just under half (48%) of GB adults agree that a climate change levy should be charged on food with a higher carbon footprint, with the proceeds spent on encouraging carbon-friendly farming methods, co ...
  • The difference in plates has already been adopted by other countries such as Canada and China in efforts to increase the purchases of electric cars.  Potential benefits for ZEV owners: Access to bus o ...

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'Good quality leads, visitors genuinely interested. Very well organised, more so than other events we have attended. Food was really good!'

CHRISTINE MILLER
International Energy Crops Ltd

 

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