Registration for GROW has now closed!
Don’t forget to submit your business plan by 29th April 2016 – we can’t accept any plans submitted after that date.
Also, remember to hold the date of 22nd June 2016 for the final!
“Having your own personal weather station provides multiple benefits if you are a farmer,” says Peter Palmer, Sales and Development at Prodata Weather Systems. “Knowledge of wind speed and direction is vital for maintaining good spraying records and for making the decision to spray or not, while rainfall monitoring and information about the soil moisture can improve irrigation decisions.” (more…)
The first step for innovation is to understand the problem. The issues faced by agriculture are common to other markets, so it is reasonable to think that solutions proven to work elsewhere could also be adopted here to create quick wins for the industry.
This month we are looking worldwide for the best ideas and inviting thought-leaders to the REAP conference to share their experiences with our farmers and technologists.