Here we profile some of the interesting companies and new technologies being developed in the agri-tech cluster.
As consumer preferences for potatoes become more specific, with both small (salad) and large (bakers) premium products the number of potatoes that a farmer can
WeFarm provides an SMS text platform for small scale farmers in developing countries that don’t have access to internet. Using a mobile phone they can
The main diseases that affect wheat each have their own spectral signature, which means they can be detected remotely, even before there are significant impacts
A new crop disease warning system being developed by Bayer CropScience can detect disease at the point of infection up to three weeks before the
A ground-breaking test for tuberculosis that can deliver results within six hours is on the cusp of commercialisation, says Dr Berwyn Clarke from PBD Biotech.
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
Less than 20% of the land area in Kenya is suitable for rain fed agriculture and irrigation technology is prohibitively expensive. Using the M-PESA, the mobile
Hertfordshire farmer Mark Faure Walker was so frustrated by how much time and money he was wasting trying to manage data about his crops that