Insights and overviews of emerging trends from Agri-Tech East Director Belinda Clarke.
Our mission last month to Saskatoon through the HARVEST programme (through which Agri-Tech East managed the UK applications) saw 8 global winners, including Itaka Crop Solution, Hummingbird Technologies and TIMAC Agro attend Ag in Motion – the largest outdoor agricultural expo in Western Canada.
Some of the best ideas have been pioneered for one use before making a difference elsewhere. Agriculture and horticulture are no exception and right now
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.
Norfolk Farming Conference 2019 described 5 breakthroughs expected to advance agri-food, 5 key drivers of innovation and 5 motivators for consumer behaviour
The resilience of plants never fails to amaze. They provide food, feed, fuel, fibre and pharmaceuticals – while anchored in one place and having to tolerate changes in temperature, moisture and light, as well as being at the mercy of passing pests, grazing animals and invading pathogens.
The mood at the 2019 Oxford Farming Conference clearly reflected the need to face and embrace change but at what scale and what cost?