Speaker Biography

Julian Bell

Julian Bell

Founder and Agriculture Director, Agrecalc Ltd

Julian is Founder and Agriculture Director at Agrecalc Ltd. He works to help farmers produce food in an economically and environmentally sustainable way. He works with clients to understand and develop cost-effective strategies for managing and reducing carbon emissions at the farm, business and industry level

Julian is responsible for leading the development of Agrecalc’s carbon calculator service to the agricultural sector: Agrecalc (www.agrecalc.com) and delivering carbon foot-printing, mitigation and economic analysis for a range of; farmer, supply chain, government and levy body customers.

Recent projects include carbon audits and mitigation projects for beef, dairy, pig, poultry, malting barley, vegetable and potato farms for retailers, processors, levy bodies and government agencies. He supports carbon footprinting assessments in a range of projects across the UK and abroad including dairy in Argentina and fruit and vegetables in Southern Europe. For Scottish Government he has quantified on-farm carbon mitigation measures in the Scottish beef sector, analysed whisky distillery feed by-products supply and use in Scottish agriculture. He regularly presents to farmers on carbon, cereal markets and crop economics supported by AHDB and the Farm Advisory Service. Previously he worked on agricultural economic and bio-energy projects in Ukraine, Russia and Cuba. Prior to SAC Julian was Senior Cereal Market economist for AHDB in London and worked in farm and forestry management roles in Scotland. In his spare time he likes cycling, walking and paddleboarding with his daughter.

 

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