AGRI-TECHE NEWS UPDATE
If you are considering Canada as a new market or interested in collaborative research projects with generous government support, then consider applying for the VOYAGE programme.
Now the UK has left the EU there is a seven-year agricultural transition to a new system that will reward farmers for environmental improvements alongside food production on their land. Agri-TechE members AHDB, ADAS, Brown & Co and NIAB are to advise farmers during this period.
Making fresh produce affordable is the aim of Crop Cycle an innovative social-impact project that brings together four leading vertical farming companies. LettUs Grow, GrowStack, Digital Farming and Farm Urban are collaborating to deliver four projects in Wales.
A new way of managing apple crops is being pioneered by Outfield, developers of an orchard management system, as part of the Precision Orchard Dosing System (PODS) project, funded by Innovate UK.
Salary: £33-45k depending on qualifications and experience
CD: Not specified
Location: Wolverhampton or Bristol
The post holder will work within the Modelling & Informatics group but will be expected to bridge across to the crop physiology/ protection, soil, policy & economics, sustainable food & farming and ecology groups within ADAS, as well as more widely within RSK.