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Harnessing Biomass Crops for Climate-Proof Farming

AFBI Hillsborough, Large Park, Hillsborough, NI,What3Words: ///chairing.revise.headliner 18th & 19th June 2024
Biomass Connect and AFBI Hillsborough are pleased to invite farmers attending the upcoming Livestock Open Day on the 18th and 19th of June to visit, explore and understand different biomass crop options. A team of seasoned growers, breeders, researchers, and advisors, will lead participants on guided tours of the pioneering Biomass Connect plots within the estate. These interactive sessions will offer insights on cultivation, husbandry, and the merits of the various biomass crop options.

Attendees will discover how biomass crops can contribute towards climate-resilient farming strategies, mitigating the impact of unpredictable weather patterns and market volatility. Moreover, they will learn how integrating these crops into agricultural enterprises may contribute towards financial stability and support environmentally beneficial farming practices.

The tours will commence as follows:

Tuesday 18th June – a feature tour will leave the courtyard at 1pm and 3pm to The Biomass Connect site to visit and discover a range of different Biomass Crops; experts will be on hand to inform and answer questions.

Wednesday 19th June – at the end of the livestock tours you are invited to visit and view The Biomass Connect site and discover a range of different Biomass Crops; experts will be on hand to guide, inform and answer questions.

Participants are encouraged to seize this unique opportunity to engage with experts, network with fellow farmers, and explore the tangible benefits of embracing biomass crops in their business enterprises.

Learn more and book here.

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