• Nanotechnology to boost drone capabilities and increase spray coverage

    A new aerial applicator for agrochemicals will extend the flight times for unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), allowing them to cover a greater crop area more cost-effectively and with greater precision.

    Norfolk-based Crop Angel is at the forefront of UAV sprayer technology; it is now developing a new applicator with agrochemical manufacturer Agform to increase the capacity of its UAV fleet. Matthew Kealey, agronomist and director of Agform, owns Crop Angel alongside progressive farmer, Chris Eglington.

  • Seizing the systems integration opportunity – Lockheed Martin at REAP

    “We are talking to large growers and agricultural businesses to find out how we can work together,” says George Hooper, Business Development Manager at Lockheed Martin in the UK. He…

  • Celbius

    Agri-Tech Week: Sonic boom for waste

    As food and other organic waste decomposes the bacteria and fungi feeding on it convert the material to another form. This process can be used to create secondary metabolites of…

  • Raising the pulse of peas and beans

    Agri-Tech Week: Raising the pulse with peas and beans

    The Japanese see huge potential for UK pea flour as a protein rich alternative for wheat. Pulses are gluten-free, nutritious and do wonders for the soil, so why are peas…