Thursday 7 October
Do remote sensors revolutionise farming? How can we work to better support the planet? How can Dorset's small farms benefit from the innovation happening on a few?
5G Rural Dorset shows off its innovative approaches to addressing climate change through farming techniques fit for the 21st century.
Morning - 10.30am to middayIn the morning we will be demonstrating new ways to monitor production, whether arable or animal. Tractors have got bigger every year for the past 50 years but maybe that’s all about to change with a new breed of robots preparing to zap weeds and improve yields.
We will be hearing from:
Digby SowerbyProject Manager
Afternoon - 2pm to 3:30pm
In the afternoon we will be exploring the climate and ecological emergency in Dorset considering aquaculture, our natural environment and how Low Carbon Dorset is helping organisations and businesses to reduce their energy carbon footprint. We'll also hear how to take a place-based approach to co-designing impactful climate action.We will be hearing from:
Claire HazelgroveOrganising and Political Engagement Director
Claire has 13 years’ experience of organising, mobilising and campaigning for change at a local, national and international level. Her recent projects have included co-designing a Climate Assembly and wider community engagement on local climate action priorities.
Low Carbon Dorset
Funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), Low Carbon Dorset helps businesses, community, and public sector organisations in Dorset and in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.