Cereals falls victim to COVID-19

Comexposium, the organisers of Cereals, have called off the event due to be held on 10-11 June due to the ongoing coronavirus situation.

In a statement issued to the media a spokesperson said: “We understand these are challenging times and we recognise that many of you have been impacted by COVID-19. Our focus remains with the wellbeing of our team, exhibitors, visitors and the agricultural community.

“Based on our exhibitors’ and visitors’ feedback as well as advice from global health responders, Cereals will be postponed until June 2021.  We are extremely disappointed because our exhibitors, host farmer and team members have done a great deal in terms of the preplanning of Cereals.

“However, we are still determined to do our utmost to support the industry, so will be taking the event online on 10-11 June 2020 instead. We will endeavour to deliver working demonstration videos, seminar sessions and expert advice so that visitors and exhibitors can get as much as possible from the event and gain CPD points as normal. We will also do our best to help facilitate information exchange between exhibitors and visitors in a digital environment. We hope that you will support us in this new initiative.

“We are certainly looking forward to brighter days. In the meantime, check in frequently with friends and family, enjoy the better weather, and stay safe.”

 

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John Swire - Deputy editor of Agronomist and Arable Farmer as well as responsibility for the Agronomist and Arable Farmer and Farm Business websites. After 17 years milking cows on the family farm John started writing about agriculture in 1998 and has since written for a variety of publications and has developed a wide circle of contacts within the industry. When not working John is a season ticket holder at Stoke City and also of late has become a fitness freak, listing cycling, swimming and walking as his exercises of choice.