UK AD and Biogas 2012 - developing a successful business plan for on-farm AD
The Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association’s (ADBA) trade show and conference UK AD & Biogas 2012 (4-5 July, NEC Birmingham) presents a fantastic opportunity to learn all about on-farm anaerobic digestion.
Whether you are thinking about integrating AD into your arable farm, looking to grow break crops for AD, finding out how to secure finance, learn how best to go through the planning process or achieve successful commissioning – UK AD & Biogas 2012 will offer you access to all the information and contacts you need! Offering NNFCC members free entry to the exhibition* and farmers greatly reduced conference rates (from £100 ex VAT) on top of their free exhibition ticket**, this show offers real value for anyone about to start, already building or operating an AD project.
What's on offer?
> A two-day exhibition showcasing over 200 exhibitors
> 3,000 Visitors
> A two-day conference: ‘Getting Value from Your Food Waste’ (4 July) and 'The Business Case for On-Farm AD' (5 July)
> 22 free seminars and workshops
> NEW: Free professional clinics (legal, finance and farming)
> NEW: The first ever UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards, 4 July
> Live kit at the show, including a biogas tractor and a biomethane upgrading station
> FREE entry and reduced rates to the conference for farmers, local authorities, food & drink processors, manufacturers, retailers, ADBA members and exhibitors*
> SPECIAL OFFER: FARMERS and LOCAL AUTHORITIES receive free membership with ADBA until 30 September 2012 when you book a conference ticket. Please contact ADBA on T 02031 764 415 to find out more.
The Business Case for On-Farm AD‘ – Conference Day
This year’s two day conference alongside UK AD & Biogas 2012 offers two dedicated conference programmes to the issues concerning the food & drink industry and local authorities (day 1 – ‘Getting Value from your food waste’) and the farming industry (day 2 – ‘The Business Case for On-Farm AD’).
DAY TWO – ‘THE BUSINESS CASE FOR ON-FARM AD’
- The Strength of Purpose Grown Crops in AD – Henry Robinson (Deputy President, CLA)
- Case Study and Q&A: AD on an arable farm (Glebe Farm) – James Hart, JJ Power Ltd
- Building a Business Plan & Minimising Risks – James Mile-Hobbs, Director, Rural Development Associates & Farm Advisor of the Year 2011
- Financing AD Plant – the bank’s perspective – Richard Nuttall, Business Partner, Clydesdale Bank
Case study: Brining a farm AD project to financial close – Graham Thorne, Director, Agri-Energy
For further information visit http://www.adbiogas.co.uk/