“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…
New strategies for soil phosphate management are being assessed against a 120-year-old experiment in Suffolk, led by NIAB. Strategies include cover crops, tillage and soil amendments…
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.
Farming businesses that participate in research have ‘first footer’ advantage when it comes to the adoption of new techniques and equipment but it also requires an investment of time and resources and this can be difficult to balance with the demands of the day job. However the benefits are far reaching it was revealed at a recent Pollinator.
Plant breeding has changed the size, shape, yield, quality and agronomy of wheat varieties and this will be illustrated by the NIAB heritage plots
Different methods of assessing, improving and maintaining soil health were discussed at the ‘Soil Health and Circular Economy’ Agri-Tech East event hosted by NIAB on
Tomatoes, strawberries and other crops grown undercover are a rich source of active plant ingredients such as lycopene, anticyanins and isoflavones that are used in
A new Cambridge Centre for Crop Science (3CS) has got the go ahead and £16.9m of funding. It is to be a joint initiative between