The extreme vulnerability of UK agriculture to climate change has been revealed in a report by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology on Climate Change and Agriculture, which brings renewed urgency to the need to have fresh thinking about ways to mitigate the impact.
Smart Farming 4.0 was the subject of Dr Belinda Clarke’s presentation and it featured strawberry picking robotics, machine vision and the potato yield model.
The members Challenge Convention aims to stimulate successful collaborations by bringing together people from different spheres of life who share mutual interests.
30MHz has received an investment of 3.5 million EUR from two agricultural related funds: SHIFT Invest and the Rabo F&A Innovation Fund.
Agricompas is a leading a project “Digitizing cacao production in Colombia” which aims to support smallholders in post-conflict areas.
In 30-60 years we could lose all the fertile peat topsoil from East Anglia ¬ ‘the food basket of the UK’ – given current land management practices and a changing climate. To encourage new thinking Agri-Tech East is launching an agri-hackathon.
The Innovation Hub this year will be looking towards the connected farm where sensors and monitors provide early warning of risks from disease, weeds and adverse weather, autonomous machines support 24/7 cultivation, and prevention and resilience are key management strategies.
Founder Ian Wheal will be discussing the benefits of data-led trading in the ‘Integrating Supply Chains’ seminar at NBA Beef Expo on 23 May 2019.