Rupert Harlow, Relationship Manager at Yagro, discusses the challenges that time poses in agriculture, ahead of the REAP conference
“Farmers urgently need a better understanding of how their operations will be expected to decarbonise by supply chains and banks, what carbon assets may be available to sell as an alternative source of revenue,” says Emily Norton, Head of Rural Research at Savills. “It is critical to ensure that farmers lead this conversation, both to take ownership of the problems and to engage with the market opportunities.”
Hugh Martineau, Head of Sustainability at Map of Ag, discusses the challenges that time poses in agriculture, ahead of the REAP conference
Camilla Hayselden-Ashby, Head of Product at Field Margin, discusses the challenges that time poses in agriculture, ahead of the REAP conference.
REAP keynote, Professor Webb says we are at a tipping point where “we’ve got the fundamental biological knowledge and we’ve got the means to exploit it – with expensive automation like robots, cheap automation like smart irrigation, with smart data analysis tools and the ultimate: Controlled Environment Agriculture.”
“We’ve seen increasingly that UK companies are become interested in establishing a European entity and the Netherlands provides a very accessible environment for that,” says Judith van de Bovenkamp, International Project Manager at Oost NL, the East Netherlands Development Agency. Oost NL will be returning to REAP to take part in the International Café and build on its relationships within the agri-tech community.
Timing for the harvest this year is extremely challenging, said farmer Tom Pearson at the start of September. “50% of our crop is still in the ground unharvested because we’ve not been able to get any haulage to take wet grain to dryers.” Technologies to remove time constraints are to be discussed at REAP 2021.
arming, growing or forestry businesses based in England can apply for a share of up to £1million for feasibility projects. This is an expression of interest competition.