Demonstration and Innovation Day


~ Friday 1 February 2019, 11am – 4pm

~ Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd. LD2 3SY

~ Free entry – please register beforehand by emailing caraswales@rwas.co.uk

~ Free parking

~ Free exhibits and displays from over 40 universities, colleges, businesses and organisations

~ Free presentations and talks

~ Refreshments available to purchase onsite


Showcasing some of the latest technologies available to farmers and the wider agriculture industry, the very first Demonstration and Innovation Day will be held at the Royal Welsh Showground on Friday 1 February.

Sponsored by the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society and CARAS Wales (Council for Awards of Royal Agricultural Societies) this new one-day event will be free to attend. Farmers, agricultural leaders, businesses and students can benefit from over 40 exhibits of the latest technology available to agriculture, forestry and horticulture.

Bringing together universities, colleges, organisations and businesses from across Wales, this new event will feature displays on telematics, drones, soil management, robotics, genomics, security, GPS, to name just a few. All aimed at improving efficiency and increasing production through ‘precision farming’. 

Throughout the day there will also be an opportunity to hear from our notable guest speakers on a number of interesting and inspiring topics;

Mr Tim Bennett
Chair, Centre for Innovation Excellence in Livestock

New Government funded agri tech centres

Mr Alastair Taylor
Chief Executive Officer and secretary, Institute of Agricultural Engineers

Engineering, science and technology in the agriculture environment

Mr Iain Clarke
Head, Coleg Cambria - Llysfasi

Educating the next generation and the rapidly changing world of technology

Mr John Owen
Project Manager, Coleg Sir Gâr

The Slurry Project, a de-watering system at Gelli Aur; using technology developed by Power & Water a Swansea based Technology Company

Mr Graham Higginson
Senior Lecturer - Engineering, Harper Adams University

Agri-tech for the arable sector

Mrs Eirwen Williams
Director Mentr a Busnes, Farming Connect

Helping producers adopt new practices, benchmark performance, share ideas, address market needs and embrace innovation

The day presents the perfect opportunity to witness new and affordable technology and innovation first hand and hear from industry leaders as we look towards securing the future of Welsh Agriculture in these uncertain times.