Patrons

BASF Crop Protection

BASF Crop Protection

Our Crop Protection division is a leading innovator of solutions that support growers to optimise agricultural production, improve their business efficiency and enhance the quality of life for a growing world population.  Farmers take social and environmental responsibilities very seriously, producing quality crops in sufficient volumes to satisfy the needs of an ever growing world population. At BASF we play a part by creating chemistry & developing solutions that help with these aims. We are motivated and proud to contribute to agriculture and help farmers to overcome these challenges. As well as providing innovative solutions in crop protection, our portfolio also includes technologies for seed treatment and biological control as well as solutions to manage water, nutrients and plant stress. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers to meet the current and future needs of the value chain. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.

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Bayer Crop Science

Bayer Crop Science

We are the UK’s leading provider of innovative crop protection solutions from seed to harvest and beyond, supporting UK farmers and sustainable food production (www.cropscience.bayer.co.uk). Having successfully acquired Monsanto in 2018, we are an innovative and research-based company committed to providing our customers effective, tailor-made solutions and pioneering new product developments.

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CF Fertilisers

CF Fertilisers

Our UK manufacturing sites at Ince and Billingham produce Nitram - the original and leading brand of high quality Ammonium Nitrate packaged in our distinctive blue bags that farmers know and trust.At the Ince manufacturing complex we also produce true granular compound fertilisers with and without Sulphur that give the best nutrient distribution for yield and quality. All our fertiliser products are backed up by a commitment to research and development with regional advice and services to help British farmers achieve the great results and best practice in crop nutrition.CF fertilisers are committed to safety and the environment and continue to invest to achieve efficient energy use and best environmental practices.

 

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ForFarmers

ForFarmers

ForFarmers is Europe’s market leading feed manufacturer, with sales of 9 million tonnes per annum.  In the UK, the ForFarmers portfolio of high performing products includes compound feeds from our 12 mills, blended feeds from 7 strategically placed plants, an extensive range of co-products and liquid feeds sourced from the human food and bio ethanol sectors.  With national coverage across all species groups, ForFarmers is helping livestock producers to build long term, sustainable, profitable businesses.

The Oxford Farming Conference sets the agenda for the year ahead.  It is a must attend event for everyone engaged in and wants to help shape our industry.

 

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Hutchinsons

Hutchinsons

Hutchinson’s objective is to provide the highest standards of independent agronomic advice to farmers and growers together with the efficient supply of a complete range of agronomic inputs. The business has grown to become a leading national agricultural and horticultural input advice and supply company.The development of exciting new farming services to meet the new challenges faced by farmers is a key part of Hutchinsons aim in supporting clients and farmers across the UK. Our Omnia Service is an unrivalled whole field seed and nutritional planning system that is now available for famers and growers to use. Omnia Plus is an enhanced package of services delivered to growers by an Omnia specialist, while Omnia Precision is a unique precision farming system using Multi-Dimensional Data Analysis.

The OFC brings industry leading speakers together to share insight and future aims for UK agriculture.  Being involved gives the ideal opportunity to hear their views, assimilate their information and to network.

 

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Strutt & Parker

Strutt & Parker

Established in 1885, Strutt & Parker provides professional support on all aspects of property and land, and with 60 offices across the UK is one of the leading independent property partnerships in the country. Our farming team is made up of more than 40 experts throughout the UK; one of the largest groups of its kind. Many of our consultants come from farming backgrounds so the team has real understanding and experience of the issues facing today's agricultural community. Our tailored service means that clients can come to us for as much or as little assistance as they wish, whether agronomy and crop management, day-to-day management and running of the farm or help with finding a new farm manager and dealing with the recruitment process - we advise on a huge variety of issues to help farmers make the most of their business.

As the leading agricultural event setting the scene for the year, with the industry’s experts and thought leaders in attendance, Strutt & Parker is proud of its continued patronage of the Oxford Farming Conference.

 

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Yara

Yara

Yara’s range of fertilizers, micronutrients and crop nutrition products have been used by farmers for over 100 years. Yara sits at the front of innovation in the field of crop nutrition with a continued commitment to research and development. With this thirst for curiosity, Yara’s innovation has delivered: 

  • Products that have stood the test of time such as YaraBelaTM ExtranTM
  • New product innovations such as Procote technology (a new way of coating fertilizer granules with micronutrients) 
  • Improvements in manufacturing that focus on sustainability – our N2O abatement technology has reduced our carbon emissions by over 90% 
  • New tools and technology to support precise nitrogen application, such as the Yara N-Sensor and N-Tester

Yara have always shown great commitment to the UK’s agricultural industry, consequently the Oxford Farming Conference is an important event for us to be involved with. 

 

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