Do you want to understand the agri-tech sector? This unique one-day course offers an introduction to the agri-food industry and the opportunities it offers. It will be of interest to anyone new to the industry including players from other sectors.
For many the rapid changes created by digital technologies, across all areas of agriculture from plant and animal breeding to application of plant protection products, can be a bit of a mystery, so Agri-Tech East has invited a selection of tech savvy farmers, researchers and entrepreneurs to give their vision of One Agriculture at REAP sofa session.
Want to check inter-operability of devices and equipment? A new way for farmers, dealers and manufacturers to check the ISOBUS status of their equipment is to be discussed at Connected Farm event.
Changes to the UK climate will impact our ability to produce food – predictions include periods of too much or too little water, increasing average and extreme temperatures, and sea level rise.
However with the right approaches and technologies there is an opportunity to mitigate these impacts and to embrace the change.
If constraints such as water availability and soil fertility are managed, agriculture and forestry may be able to increase production with warmer weather and longer growing seasons. Offering adaptation-related goods and services may provide economic opportunities for UK businesses in global markets.
So our next Hackathon is calling on you to rise to the biggest challenge and think about solutions.
Agri-Tech East announces trans-Atlantic agreement with Canada’s SREDA to promote collaboration and trade opportunities for agri-tech businesses.
Although the Bank of England’s chief economist has predicted that up to 50% of all jobs could be lost to robots and artificial intelligence (AI)