THIS year’s CropTec event will once again provide exhibitors with the chance to help farmers, advisers and suppliers build a profitable and sustainable future when it returns to The East of England Showground, Peterborough, on November 27 and 28.

This leading technical event will be showcasing new technology, innovation and knowledge exchange, and provides a valuable platform for visitors from all corners of the agricultural industry to help the sector stay ahead of the game.

There will be a wide range of novel science and innovative technology on parade, with more than 170 companies covering a wide range of arable technology, up-to-date agronomy, services and best business practice filling the exhibition halls.

The show will also offer extensively researched and timely seminar sessions that bring together practical know-how and scientific research from UK farmers and industry experts.

In addition, the event’s knowledge hubs a series of quickfire presentations that inform showgoers seeking key takeaway messages to help make the most of new techniques and technologies, have become a firm favourite with visitors.

The popular sprayer demonstration area returns, where visitors can test drive sprayers from 10 manufacturers on a one-to-one basis, providing an unrivalled hands-on opportunity at one venue to compare and contrast some of the most up-to-date machines on the market.

Stephen Howe, CropTec’s development director, said: “CropTec could not be held at a better time. The arable sector faces unprecedented uncertainty and farmers require an understanding of what the future might have in store. There’s no better place to discover some of the answers to those questions than at CropTec.”

Key facts:

The event is free for farmers and agronomists to attend, provided tickets are booked in advance.

Exhibition halls

More than 170 leading suppliers of the latest technology, products, machines and services are on hand to discuss latest developments.

CropTec seminars – specialists will be covering four key areas: crop breeding, crop protection, crop nutrition and crop establishment.

Knowledge hubs on biosolutions, blackgrass, OSR, slugs, soil and spraying technology will be there in a series of short, sharp presentations that deliver key take-away messages.

The sprayer demonstration area will give an exclusive opportunity to test drive the latest sprayers in the market from leading manufacturers.

BASIS and NRoSO points will be available for those attending.