July 13, 2015

13/07/2015: Novel crops seminar at Campden BRI

Crop of sorghum plaited into ropes and left to dry in a tree in Africa (Image: TREEAID)
Food security is based both upon sustainable production practices and crop diversity. Novel crops, which once comprised a minimal part of crop production in the UK and Europe, are now being considered an important part of food production. Crops such as sorghum, millet and teff are rapidly becoming part of mainstream crop production, and are now forming part of modern crop cultivation practices, for their suitability to current agricultural systems, health properties and the potential for new products.
Novel crops and their role in the food chain, a seminar to be held at Campden BRI on 1stOctober, will consider the major issues surrounding novel crops and pseudocereals.

Read more and register HERE.

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