Here we profile some of the interesting companies and new technologies being developed in the agri-tech cluster.
Concerns over soil degradation have increased interest in no-till cultivation, which, by eliminating ploughing, minimises soil disturbance. Although widely used in the US, concerns over
A sustained dry period, changes in water licences and shortage of labour are making smart irrigation systems more attractive to potato farmers, according to Andrew Howseman of Howseman Agriculture.
To survive in a complex world humans have evolved the skill to extract information quickly from patterns. This ability is exploited by infographics, and After the flood is now taking this type of data visualisation to a new dimension with artificial intelligence.
Connecting Food is developing an authentication system based on block-chain technology that would allow food operators to get real-time insight into whether a given product
“We can’t eliminate soil compaction from our fields, but with careful planning and clever technology, we can permanently minimise the area that it affects,” says