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.
A new ultra lightweight tracking device offers a cost-effective way to monitor animal behaviour. The device, which is also suitable for deployment on alpaca, deer and cattle has been developed by Movetech Telemetry, and featured in the Technology Hub at the 2018 Royal Norfolk Show.
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 meets End Product Specifications (EPS).