Here we profile some of the interesting companies and new technologies being developed in the agri-tech cluster.
A new aerial applicator for agrochemicals will extend the flight times for unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), allowing them to cover a greater crop area more
Less than 20% of the land area in Kenya is suitable for rain fed agriculture and irrigation technology is prohibitively expensive. Using the M-PESA, the mobile money service developed by a Cambridge company, SunCulture has a developed a solar-powered alternative that is a quarter of the price of existing technology and does not require petrol.
Hertfordshire farmer Mark Faure Walker was so frustrated by how much time and money he was wasting trying to manage data about his crops that
Aponic Ltd has developed a soilless growing system that uses 90 per cent less water than traditional agriculture, does not emit harmful run-off into the
A chance conversation in Cambridge has led to the development of a new aerial imaging service for agriculture that now supports farmers across the USA.
“We have seen real benefits with many of the technologies we’ve adopted, ” says Andrew Francis farm manager of Elveden Estates. He is one of the