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Events

The James Hutton Institute hosts a number of events for members of the public, the farming and agriculture industry, policy makers, food manufacturers, marketers, land managers and land users.

We also exhibit at festivals and events throughout the UK, providing information to the general public through displays, activities and dialogue. These exhibits are supported by hands-on activities, knowledge exchange and the provision of leaflets and handouts for both children and adults.

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The Red Shepherdess

‘Start to Farm’ Conference

for new entrant farmers

June 4th 2019

An exciting new one-day event around innovation, inspiration and practical advice for entrepreneurs looking to start their own farming business.

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Open Farm Sunday 2019

for the general public and families

9 June 2019, 11am - 4 pm, Free

The James Hutton Institute will be opening its doors to the public for LEAF Open Farm Sunday on 9 June.

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Open Farm Sunday at Bigton Farm

for new entrant farmers

June 9th 2019

A chance to learn from Bigton Farm's Budge Sisters and the Monitor Farm Programme

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From Simulation in Social Sciences - Lecture 6

European Social Simulation Association Summer School in Social Simulation 2019

for PhD students and early career researchers from academia and beyond

17-21 June 2019

The Tenth European Social Simulation Association’s annual Summer School in Social Simulation will take place in Aberdeen in 2019, during the week of 17-21 June. The theme is “Agent-Based Modelling of Human-Environment Interactions.”

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The next Plant Teams Field Lab will be held on the Isle of Lismore

Plant Teams Field Lab: Heritage grains and crop innovation for crofters

for crofters, farmers and land managers

17 June 2019, 10.30am–4.30pm, Isle of Lismore

Join us on the Isle of Lismore for a special crofting meeting of our Plant Teams field lab, looking at growing multiple crops together for better outcomes, also called intercropping.

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Travel Instructions to the James Hutton Institute

for PhD students and early career researchers from academia and beyond

17-21 June 2019

The Tenth European Social Simulation Association’s annual Summer School in Social Simulation will take place in Aberdeen in 2019, during the week of 17-21 June. The theme is “Agent-Based Modelling of Human-Environment Interactions.”

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Ecological Land Cooperative All Group Meeting

for new entrant farmers and interested parties

Saturday 29th June

This year's AGM is going to be held on Saturday 29th June at Arlington Village Hall in East Sussex. A short walk away from our second site the day will involve a visit to the farms to be and all going well will double up as the grand opening of a newly built timber frame barn!

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Arable Scotland 2019

for farmers, agronomists, industry, scientists and consumers

2 July 2019, 10am - 4.30pm, Free

Arable Scotland is a brand-new, high profile event for the Scottish arable industry. In partnership with the James Hutton Institute, SRUC (Scotland's Rural College) and AHDB and supported by SEFARI and The Scottish Farmer.

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Fruit for the Future event logo

Fruit for the Future 2019

for farmers, agronomists, food and drink industries and researchers

25 July 2019, 3pm to 7pm, Free

Fruit for the Future is aimed at farmers, agronomists, representatives of the food and drink industries, researchers and others interested in soft fruit.

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Potatoes in Practice

Potatoes in Practice 2019

for farmers, agronomists, industry, scientists and policymakers

8 August 2019, 8.30am to 4.30pm: Free

The UK's number one field based potato event.

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.