Can we really feed 40,000 people with a ‘SkyFarm’? Or will everyone in London have a ‘Personal Food Computer’ by 2040? Provocative questions…
We will be getting experiences direct from the farm for this Agri-Tech Week event which is looking at best practice and use of new technology for irrigation in the potato sector, explains Teresa Meadows, Knowledge Exchange Manager at AHDB.
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.
Sustainable food systems require a collaborative response and this is a theme for Agri-Tech Week 2019.
The week will include seven events hosted by members of Agri-Tech East. Each is aimed at showcasing different ways that agri-tech is providing an innovative response to the challenges of food production in a time of environmental change and population expansion.
Start-ups 30MHz, Breedr and LettUs Grow are part of a new breed of technology companies aiming to improve productivity and sustainability in agriculture, but they will be quick to stress at CWIC 2019 that domain knowledge has been essential for success.
Is there a business case for widescale controlled environment agriculture in the UK or will it remain a niche opportunity for high-end restaurants and retail? This is the challenge to be discussed by early adopters at the Agri-Tech East conference ‘Innovating for Controlled Environment Agriculture’ 19 March.
“There is the potential for indoor farming to be commercially viable and there are some immediate gains for growing crops such as leafy salads in high hygiene environments,” comments Lindsay Hargreaves, MD of Frederick Hiam.
The World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit (WATIS) has again selected Agri-Tech East as a partner for its London event, to be held this year on 16-17th
Jargon used by technologists can be an obstacle to its adoption, so we are busting it this year by selecting the most relevant of the emerging
There may be no escape from Brexit, but there are some offers of support at Cereals (14th-15 June). AHDB is providing a ‘Brexit bucket list’ with the