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Start date

25 April 2024


10:00am - 4:00pm


Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK


What does sustainability mean in practice for agriculture? Come and join us for a day to hear from those who are leading the way in sustainable agriculture, expand your network and get a tour of the longest-running farm trials experiments in the world.
The Conference will include presentations, a fun speed-dating session to get to know others and a tour of the world-renowned Long Term Experiments at Rothamsted Research.

Who is this event for?

We welcome early-career individuals from a variety of backgrounds including research, agronomy, engineering, consultancy, farming and tech development.  

Whether you’ve recently graduated, are at the beginning of your professional career, are embarking on graduate/further education studies, or are new to agriculture, come and learn about what sustainable agriculture looks like, from policy to practice.

Why should I attend?

By coming along to this ECIF conference, you will:

  • Become familiar with the direction of travel for sustainability in agriculture
  • Get insights into what sustainability looks like on farm
  • Meet other early-career individuals and professionals with shared interests

Get involved

This event is open to all Early-Career individuals. Or, did you know, you can earn five ECIF points for participating! Through participating in our ECIF point-based programme, you can work towards certificates of participation to showcase your newly gained knowledge and skills to the wider industry. Visit our website to find out more and join the Programme.

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