• Map of Agriculture predicting the market

    Map of Agriculture predicting the market

    Do you want to know the outcome of the 2018 harvest? Map of Agriculture has already made its predictions across multiple crop types, using numerous data points and in-depth analysis.

    Forbes Elworthy (pictured right) is CEO of Map of Ag, which is a global organisation with UK offices in Oxford and Woodbridge, and is a leader in the field of sustainable agriculture. Forbes’ family has been farming in New Zealand for 150 years. It was the sudden loss of his father that led to a return to farming and Elworthy saw first-hand how understanding market trends is vital to profitable agriculture.

  • London squared - After the flood (feat)

    After the flood making information beautiful

    To survive in a complex world humans have evolved the skill to extract information quickly from patterns. This ability is exploited by infographics, and After the flood is now taking this type of data visualisation to a new dimension with artificial intelligence.

  • Connecting Food foodchain

    Connecting Food uses Blockchain to secure food quality

    Connecting Food is developing an authentication system based on block-chain technology that would allow food operators to get real-time insight into whether a given product meets End Product Specifications (EPS),…

  • Farmneed - climate smart agriculture

    Climate smart agriculture

    Express Weather has developed a decision support system called Farmneed that quantifies weather risk in agriculture. The innovative application is device agnostic and delivers bespoke content on weather and early…

  • 30MHz to show smart sensing toolkit at REAP

    30MHz to show “smart sensing toolkit” at REAP

    “There’s this perception that with the Internet of Things everything has to be very lofty and large scale, but there are so many very basic challenges or questions in agriculture…

  • Liberating soils and raising farm profits with Controlled Traffic Farming

    “We can’t eliminate soil compaction from our fields, but with careful planning and clever technology, we can permanently minimise the area that it affects,” says Tim Chamen, founder of CTF…

  • Ozo Innovation's eloclear in use

    Fogging improves packhouse hygiene and controls contamination

    Reducing microbes and pathogens on fresh produce improves product safety and extends shelf life of fresh produce. Ozo Innovations has demonstrated it can provide a significant improvement over existing wash systems…

  • Yagro connects farmers and suppliers with ease

    Purchasing farm inputs can be time consuming, as the options are not always clear for securing the best deal. Yagro solves this problem by connecting farms directly with their suppliers…

  • Aspuna is breaking down barriers for African cassava farmers

    Although cassava is an important part of the diet for 800 million people in Africa, shortage of equipment for processing has meant production has been unable to increase. To meet…

  • Omnia Precision Agronomy - software connecting agronomy and precision farming

    Creating the optimum seed bed

    “Omnia Precision software mirrors the way farmers and agronomists think when they look at a field,” says Oliver Wood, Precision Farming Technology Manager at Hutchinsons. The company’s new precision agronomy…