High levels of bruchid damage and very dry weather at harvest in 2018 have led to variable bean seed quality.
All farmers in the Increasing Nutrient Efficiency From Anaerobic Digestate field lab produce their own digestate on-farm and are interested in stabilising nutrient content and decreasing loss.
Improving consistence of products in alignment with customer specifications was one of the themes at REAP this year. Increasing accuracy in managing and predicting quality
Colin Morgan, has joined the ADAS Sustainable Food and Farming business, as business development director.
Seasonal cues such as day length and temperature influence how quickly plants grow and how well they can fend off pests and pathogens. Research by JIC has revealed the existence of a central signal sorting hub,
Phytoponics, developer of hydroponic deep-water culture technology for sustainable agriculture has secured £300,000 in new funding
Professor Morris’ research will help us to understand how plants adapt to their environment and how grafted plants may use communication strategies to increase specific traits such as disease resistance.