AHDB at the Groundswell event 2024

Wednesday, 26 June 2024 7:00am - 11:00pm

Thursday, 27 June 2024 7:00am - 10:00pm

Lannock Manor Farm, Lannock Hill, Weston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire


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Anyone interested in the theory and practical applications associated with regenerative farming systems should not miss the Groundswell event.

Stop by the AHDB stand to join one our seminars, chat to the team, pick up free resources and discover how we put people, reputation and evidence at the heart of our activities.

Try to visit us early, as resources are available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Seminars take place across the Groundswell site, including on the AHDB stand.

Chaired by AHDB staff, featuring farmer experiences and the latest evidence, our seminars are rooted in the spirit of Groundswell, with soil health at their heart.

Seminar times and locations will be clearly displayed at key locations on the Groundswell site.

Click on the links for speaker bios or access the latest profiles on the Groundswell website.

Clarity, community and ownership – empowering farms to successfully outwinter livestock

Chair: Katie Evans

Speakers: Emily Grant, Angus Nelless and Francesca Cooper

Leying under cover – does it stack up?

Chair: Izzy Eames

Speakers: Will Heygate, Ian Gould and Toby Simpson

Innovation in achieving a ‘profitable’ net zero – an answer is in the air

Chair: Steve West 

Speakers: Professor John Gilliland OBE, Rob Richmond and Paul Morgan

Sensing change: taxonomy or technology?

Chair: Dr Laura James

Speakers: Patrick Barker, Sophie Alexander and Niahm McHugh

One Health: from soil to stomach

Chair: Ana Reynolds

Speakers: Dan Kittredge, Joel WilliamsDr Hannah Fraser and Dr Tom Pearson