Changing the future of food and farming

Novel breeding techniques and their implications

Event Date : October 29, 2018

ORC workshop: Novel breeding techniques and their implications for the UK organic sector.
9.30 – 15.30 The Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm, Hamstead Marshall, Newbury RG20 0HR

Workshop to share and discuss opinions on the risks and opportunities presented by the Novel Breeding Techniques for the UK organic food and farming community.

Aims of the day

  • To understand what the gene-editing techniques are and their potential application within crop breeding;
  • To determine the threats and opportunities posed by these techniques to organic food and farming;
  • To assess the position of the UK organic sector on these techniques

Programme

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Enquiries and booking

Spaces are limited so please book your place as soon as possible. Cost includes lunch and refreshments.

Booking is through eventbrite

Any questions please contact: Gillian Woodward

The LIVESEED project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No 727230. The information contained in this communication only reflects the author’s view. The Research Executive Agency is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information provided.

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