Focus on Agrifood: with Dyson Farming

Date: 8th May 2024.

Location: Dyson Farming Ltd
The Glasshouse
Beeches Lane
PE22 7JD

Cost: Free to attend

Time: 12:00 - 14:30

focus on agrifood

Join us as we focus on the Agrifood sector and hear more about the operation behind Dyson Farming.

Dyson Farming has 35,000 acres of farmland covering Lincolnshire, Oxfordshire, West Berkshire, Somerset & Gloucestershire. They produce 35,000t wheat, 9000t spring barley, 15,000t potatoes, 9000t vining peas, and 100,000t energy crops.

Amongst the 173 people employed in the company, there are agronomists, farm managers, researchers, engineers, technical data analysts, and commercial managers, all working toward the aim of growing the future of sustainable agriculture by transforming categories through reinvigorating the value in better tasting, healthier food, grown in harmony with the environment. Investing in practical innovation and the development of people is key to their approach.

Join us for a look behind the scenes of this iconic Lincolnshire farming business and see how Dyson Farming contributes to Lincolnshire's status as being Britain's breadbasket. The event will include a presentation, tour of their Strawberry glasshouses (please wear suitable clothing) and a light networking lunch*.

This is an exclusive event open to Team Lincolnshire ambassadors and businesses located in the Greater Lincolnshire region operating within the Agrifood sector.

Places are limited to 20 delegates and you can register your interest in attending by RSVP Tuesday 30th April 

Richard Meredith - Bio

Richard joined Dyson Farming in 2022 as Head of Research. In this role, he is supporting the company’s strategic objective of being a ‘beacon of excellence’ within UK agriculture. Richard grew up on the family farm in South Herefordshire and then graduated with a degree in Business Management. He then managed contracting and hire services at 7Y Machinery Ring before joining the AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds from 2012 – 2022, where he was Head of Knowledge Exchange.

Please note, due to the event location, dietary requirements can not be guaranteed, although we will make every attempt to accommodate any request.