AGRI-TECHE NEWS UPDATE
Eco insulation is one of the many applications for industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa), a plant that is gaining interest as an alternative to oilseed rape in a rotation…
Nearly 50 per cent of US crop and livestock production is located within 500 miles of St Louis so this is a good launch point for companies looking to engage with US food production. A virtual networking event on 29th April 2021 provides an opportunity to explore collaborations.
Funding call open from 4th May inviting Plant science and technology focussed researchers with a particular interest in addressing horticultural crop quality (fruit, vegetables and potatoes) and postharvest food loss
to apply for research funding.
Adoption of a trait based regulatory framework may enable genetically improved potatoes to be made available in the UK.