Agri-tech is rapidly changing with new developments all the time. Below are original stories generated by Agri-TechE.
“South Korea can be a base camp to enable UK companies to develop technology for Asian countries,” Professor Kyeong-Hwan Lee, of Chonnam National University, South Korea, says ahead of REAP 2020. A delegation of companies are attending and Professor Lee is establishing a science park
In 30-60 years we could lose all the fertile peat topsoil from East Anglia ¬ ‘the food basket of the UK’ – given current land management practices and a changing climate. To encourage new thinking Agri-Tech East is launching an agri-hackathon.
The Innovation Hub this year will be looking towards the connected farm where sensors and monitors provide early warning of risks from disease, weeds and adverse weather, autonomous machines support 24/7 cultivation, and prevention and resilience are key management strategies.
The agri-tech strand “Wellies and Wireless’ is designed to show how companies with digital technologies have penetrated the market
Swarm robots – small, simple and inexpensive – are poised to reverse the trend in agriculture towards ever bigger machines.
The Controlled Environment Agriculture conference 2019 was a sell-out event and attracted significant interest from a good mix of people – a big thank you to all our speakers.
Agri-Tech East announces trans-Atlantic agreement with Canada’s SREDA to promote collaboration and trade opportunities for agri-tech businesses.
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.