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TAA South-West meeting & AGM 03/01/2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

An interesting programme has now been finalised for the AGM, Lunch and talks on varied subjects, from PNG to Kenya. Click here to read the Agenda and full programme,

Registration fee of £25 per head for lunch and venue/ facilities.

Please contact TAA SW Secretary,  Ray Bartlett asap to book your place and to select your lunch menu. 

Golf & Country Club
Introduction to Tropical Agriculture: Training, Florida 07/01/2019 - 11/01/2019 All Day

Going into the field or need a refreshed perspective? The challenges and situations small-scale farmers face are as complex as ever. This special course is offered by ECHO.

Through instruction, hands-on experience, staff consultations, and access to our library, participants learn proven agricultural principles, techniques, practices, and technologies that meet the agricultural and nutritional needs of small-scale farmers, around the globe. This course will benefit those starting out in either short- or long-term involvement in international agricultural development work. It also benefits those who have been on the field doing development work for a few years who want to re-evaluate their agriculture work or add an agriculture focus to their development approach. Read more ….

The course fee, $645.00, includes housing and food starting on Sunday evening (January 6th) through Saturday morning (January 12th). Discounts are available for groups of 3+, students, and those that do not need housing; email our agriculture training team ( for more information

Register on line.

ECHO Campus
27th Annual National No-Till Conference 08/01/2019 - 11/01/2019 10:00 am

The theme for this year’s conference will be ‘Pathways to higher no-till profits, 8th to 11th January. The conference will featureEarthworms: Bioengineers and Sentinels of Living No-Tilled Soils” by Paul Hepperly. “Most no-tillers know the presence of earthworms is an important sign of healthy soils, but their role in farming systems goes well beyond simply digesting residue and improving water infiltration with the tunnels they burrow.” Many other renowned speakers, read more

Two Pre-Conference Workshops to Help Boost Cover Crop Adoption, Success.

To register, click here.

The Indianapolis Marriott Downtown

CCF Annual Symposium 2019 Re-wilding and its Effects on Nature and People 11/01/2019 8:00 am

Join Cambridge Conservation Forum for two days of re-wilding discussion and debate at the University of Cambridge and the David Attenborough Building, where we will explore current developments within the re-wilding sector from around the world, and the effects this has on local livelihoods, nature and the economy. Day 1 Friday 11th January – Talks & lectures in main auditorium; Day 2 – Saturday 12th January – Talks & lectures in main auditorium + workshops and other events in the David Attenborough Building. See website for details. You can also check the CCF website for updates. [TAA is a member organisation of CCF].

Booking on-line

David Attenborough Building, Seminar Room, Museum Suite
Soil and Food Security Conference: Is the future of food up in the air, or down on the ground? 07/02/2019 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

How important is Soil to Food Security? 
Is Soil necessary? 
Is Vertical Farming the solution? This unique conference will provide a vision of the future of food by discussing these questions and more!. Leading (international!) academics and industry experts will provide their perspectives on a breadth and depth of topics directly affecting the world’s food future. Subjects include Vertical and Landless Farming, Food Cycle Assessments, Agricultural Policy & more!.TAA members welcome.

This conference draws together experts to debate how the options from a range of sectors will secure the world’s food supply. Delegates will gain unparalleled access to those at the forefront of research and industry direction. The day offers the chance for speakers and delegates to network and develop valuable research links.

Admission is free and everyone is welcome, but places are limited so please register your attendance through EventBrite.

For more information please email At the Boutflour Hall, RAU, Cirencester.

Royal Agriculture University
13th International Conference on Dryland Development: Converting Drylands from Grey to Green 11/02/2019 10:00 am

This is the first announcement for the conference being organized by the International Dryland Development Commission (IDDC), ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur, India and the Arid Zone Research Association of India (AZRAI), Jodhpur, India, co-sponsored by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences and other Indian and international agencies. The conference will run from 11th to 14th February 2019. Read more …

Click here to register.

ECHO Biannual Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture and Appropriate Technologies 12/02/2019 8:30 am

ECHO East Africa (TAA member) invites you to join the 5th ECHO East Africa Symposium, 12thto 14thFebruary 2019. The Symposium will provide a network and training opportunity for those involved in alleviating hunger and poverty in East Africa. It will include three mornings of plenary sessions featuring knowledgeable and experienced speakers, followed by afternoon workshops and discussion groups led by regional agricultural development workers and experts. Topics are currently being discussed for the event. Optional Post-Symposium Tours. We hope that you will make time to gather with us at this very important and effective meeting. It will be a valuable time of learning, information sharing and networking for those working and serving in the East Africa Region.

Please click here to access ECHO East Africa Newsletter–which contains updates of various activities taking place around the Impact Centre.

Click here to register.

Naura Springs Hotel
International Conference on Agriculture and Horticulture 25/02/2019 8:00 am

EuroSciCon is organizing the conference on February 25-26 2019. The theme is “Innovations in Science – Agriculture and Horticulture”. We would like to welcome TAA members at this International conference. The meeting is going to be a dynamic platform and the renowned researchers of the world would gather to enlighten the arising issues, innovations and integrated approaches towards the newly evolving Agriculture and Horticulture practices. Know about the present scenario of agriculture is the need of time because of its direct influence on the environment and eventually on the living beings. The conference will be a versatile multidisciplinary crowd of globally perceived specialists presenting their views on the topic “Innovations in Science: Agriculture and Horticulture”. For more details, visit our website.

Register on-line

Holiday Inn
5th Annual Congress on Plant & Soil Science 28/02/2019 - 01/03/2019 12:00 am

This two day conference, organized by EuroSciCon Ltd will have the theme: State of Plant and Soil Research & the Emerging Applications. Click here to view the full programme, which includes agriculture, horticulture and forestry. The venue will be in London (to be advised).

EuroSciCon invites TAA members as Speakers, Poster Presenters or Delegate. Members, please contact Deena Sierra if you are interested.

Registration on line.  Contact

3rd Agriculture & Climate Change Conference 24/03/2019 9:00 am

3rd Agriculture and Climate Change Conference to be held 24-26 March 2019. This conference will focus on the likely impact of climate change on crop production and explore approaches to maintain and increase crop productivity into the future. Topics will include: Modelling climate change and its application to agriculture; Climate change and increased agricultural uncertainty; Abiotic stress; Effects of CO2 on plant growth; Food security in developing countries; Impacts of climate change on nutrition, quality and resource use efficiency; Improving the efficiency of the food chain; Plant-microbe interactions and climate change; Reducing the impact of agriculture on climate change; Innovative breeding practices; New crops for a new climate. Abstracts for oral and poster presentations are invited on the conference topics, submit online by 22 October 2018.

To register click here

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