• Agri-Tech Week 2018

    Save the date – Agri-Tech Week 2018

    We are planning a great programme for this year, but in the meantime a huge thank you to everyone who hosted, organised or attended events for Agri-Tech Week 2017.

    Events ranged from water catchments and metaldehyde, to adding value to horticultural waste, discussions about agricultural economics and tractor tyre innovations – we were so pleased to see so many people taking part in the week of activities.

  • Social, Strategic or Opportunistic - How Do You Network

    Social, Strategic or Opportunistic – How Do You Network?

    “I came here with a specific goal – to meet farmers to recruit into a new soils project – and I’ve achieved it,” a delegate from a major agri-research organisation…

  • Fruit - Saving waste in horticulture

    Saving waste in horticulture: optimising resources – 10 Nov 2017

    Tomatoes, strawberries and other crops grown undercover are a rich source of active plant ingredients such as lycopene, anticyanins and isoflavones that are used in the cosmetic and health industries….

  • A few minutes adjusting tyre pressure can improve a crop

    A few minutes adjusting tyre pressure can improve a crop

    “Soil compaction is probably the most significant challenge to all crop development,” says Bill Basford, Independent Mechanisation Specialist. Bill will be giving advice about matching tyres and pressure to soil…

  • Is saline farming an option?

    Farming on the edge: is saline farming an option?

    Although a storm surge on the scale of Hurricane Harvey is unlikely, lowland farmers in the Wash are acutely aware of the risk of salt water encroaching on their land….