21 Jun

Celebrating young people in Scotland’s land based industries

This event will celebrate the place of young people in Scotland’s land based industries, focussing on the skills and expertise needed in the modern world – and how SEFARI, and the Scottish Government’s funding of research helps make a more resilient sector for the long-term.

5 Jul

Cereals in Practice 2018

Cereals in Practice is a unique annual showcase of variety trials and research organised by the James Hutton InstituteSRUC (Scotland's Rural College) and the 

12 Jul

Soil Association Scotland’s Future Farming Conference - Common problems, new solutions

Farming is full of challenges and opportunities, now more than ever. As the Soil Association's three-year, award-winning Future Farming Scotland programme draws to a close, join them for a practical day hearing and discussing how farmers are making changes to meet these challenges, and be part of the design of their

19 Jul

Fruit for the Future 2018

Fruit for the Future is one of the James Hutton Institute’s most successful and long-running industry events and is aimed at farmers, agronomists, representatives of the food and drink industries, scientists and others interested in soft fruit.

9 Aug

Potatoes in Practice 2018

Potatoes in Practice is the largest field-based potato event in the UK. The event brings together a variety of demonstrations, research and trade exhibits in one place making it an essential date in the potato industry calendar.

5 Sep

Scotland 2030: Our Food Future

The Scottish Government intends to introduce a Good Food Nation Bill in this session of the Scottish Parliament and will bring Scotland’s relationship with food and drink into focus.

25 Sep

Antimicrobials and Food Production: Should We Be Worried?

SEFARI is delighted to fund this cross-cutting event bringing together those from the food industry, academics, and policymakers to discuss and raise awareness of ongoing research on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in livestock production.

2 Oct

Peatland Connections: Building Prosperity

The IUCN UK Peatland Programme Conference combines visits to some of Scotland’s peatland restoration sites with a programme of insightful sessions around the rural economy, public engagement, and conservation and land management.  

5 Nov

Biodiversity Conservation Post 2020: New Challenges and New Approaches

We are delighted to be one of the supporters of this timely conference aimed at exploring the new challenges facing biodiversity conservation and identifying new and innovative solutions.

14 Nov

Science and the Parliament

We are delighted to be attending and exhibiting at the 18th annual Science and the Parliament event. This year we will be showcasing a new app called Cowtastrophy, which demonstrates how mathmatical modelling can help in the respnse to an animal disease outbreak.