Talking Leaders: Rooted leadership

Past Event

Thursday, 30 November 2023

11:30am - 12:30pm

Join this online broadcast with Sean Cameron to learn about soil preservation techniques, carbon capture in agriculture, leadership and more.

Sean works on his family farm on the south-eastern edge of the Pampas in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Since 1996, his arable farm has operated a no-till system. The main crops are wheat, barley, white clover seed production, sunflower, corn and seed corn, and sweetcorn produced under irrigation. They also produce some peas and often plant a second crop of soybean after the wheat and barley harvest.

Sean will be talking on a variety of topics, including:

  • Soil preservation techniques
    • Highlighting methods such as no-till farming to protect and enhance soil health
  • Comparative Analysis: Arable farming in the UK vs Argentina
    • Exploring the advantages and disadvantages of arable farming in both regions
  • Strategies for reducing chemical usage in agriculture
    • Discussing alternative approaches to minimise chemical inputs in farming practices
  • Economic and social contrasts
    • Comparing the costs and socio-economic aspects of arable farming in the UK and Argentina
  • Carbon capture in agriculture
    • Examining the role of farmers in carbon capture and how it can be leveraged for the farmer’s benefits
  • Leadership and management in agribusiness
    • Addressing key aspects of leadership and management in the context of modern agribusiness, emphasising sustainable practices and decision-making

Find out more about our AgriLeader activities and other Talking Leaders broadcasts



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