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“The agri-tech innovation pipeline remains full,” comments Dr Belinda Clarke, Director of Agri-TechE, speaking about the range of agri-tech innovation demonstrated at the Royal Norfolk Show Innovation Hub, this year…
The Royal Norfolk Show may have been cancelled this year but we are keen that the ‘show must go on’ and are recreating the Innovation Hub experience virtually. It will offer an opportunity to drop in remotely to hear a topical discussion and discuss an emerging technology or a challenge directly with a technologist or researcher.
‘From Farmer to Pharma: A Teaser of Things to Come’ with members Hanway Associates – see some of the event highlights.
We are delighted to announce that John Barrett of Sentry Limited has become the new Chair of the Agri-TechE Stakeholder Group, and James Green, Director of Farming at G’s Fresh, has joined the Stakeholder Group.
The COVID-19 crisis has shown the fragility of food supply chains and accelerated the labour challenges for the agricultural industry – generating a sense of urgency for new methods of automating agricultural processes.
The farming community is used to managing risk but extreme weather events appear to happening with greater frequency. In our free webinar a number of agri-tech entrepreneurs will explain how new AI-based tools can help mitigate the impact of weather and other ‘acts of God’.
How can you manage the risk created by weather? AI and data modelling are offering new ways to mitigate the impact: bespoke weather forecasting to optimise crop scheduling; a novel way to predict extreme events, and an insurance policy to protect against price volatility are to be discussed at an Agri-TechE event ‘Keeping a Sunny Outlook – De-risking Agriculture Through Weather-Tech’.
Can we really feed 40,000 people with a ‘SkyFarm’? Or will everyone in London have a ‘Personal Food Computer’ by 2040? Provocative questions…