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Robotics technology offers great potential for application in agriculture

Recent advances in r obotics technology , alongside decreases in the cost of technology, have made the application of robotics in agriculture a viable business proposition. Furthermore,...

Are you interested in sensors in agriculture and food?

Sensor100 has published a  PowerPoint summary of their  "Sensors in Food and Agriculture Conference" which was held on 1 - 2 December 2015 in Cambridge UK. Find out more by...

‘Robotics in Agriculture’ Event, 17th March 2016, London – Registration open

This free workshop, organised by the KTN, will focus on robotics in agriculture, and aims to identify new opportunities for innovation, and generate new collaborations.   Event...

Job opportunity: Computer programmer with an interest or background in agricultural or environmental systems

We have been alerted to a job opportunity for a  computer programmer with an interest or background in agricultural or environmental systems. The job description is copied below: ...

Thinking of applying for Satellites for Agri-Food funding? Webinar recording now online

If you are thinking of applying for funding from the Innovate UK Satellites for Agri-Food competition , but you missed the competition briefing webinar, you can now listen to the...

New smartphone app to help UK farmers protect crops

It is becoming increasingly difficult for farmers to protect produce from pests, weeds and disease as conventional pesticides become unusable due to evolving resistance or changes in the law. ...

KTN workshop to look at sensing challenges in agriculture - 23 Feb 20156, Birmingham

Registration is now open for a KTN workshop on the topic of Sensors in Agriculture , on 23rd February 2016, in Birmingham.  Agricultural science is a fast growing market, but...

What would you put on your Agri-Tech Christmas Wish List?

Christmas is almost here and Agri-Tech East’s last Pollinator of the year is combining the magic of Santa with the future of agri-tech. Key experts in the agricultural industry are being asked...

Precision Agriculture Helps Feed Earth’s Growing Population

The following article was produced by the European GNSS Agency (GSA http://www.gsa.europa.eu ) – please see the original article here:  ...

Agri-Tech East Remote Sensing and Monitoring Group to discuss pros and cons of imaging height

'Eye in the sky’ technology is becoming more affordable, but what is the most useful type of imaging and is it best to work with an experienced contractor or invest in your own technology?...

Robots in Farming: Good or Bad? 14 July 2016, Harper Adams University

You are invited to join the discussion on 14 July 2016 at Harper Adams University (UK) in the workshop on Social and environmental impact of robotics and autonomous systems in farming as...

Satellite Applications Catapult Sandpit – funding for new £20k projects, including Agri-Food

The Satellite Applications Catapult is hosting a two-day “sandpit” to develop proof-of-concept climate services projects. Sandpit events are when variety of disciplines and types of...

KTN discusses rise of smart farming to improve food security in The Guardian

KTN staff have been talking and writing about the use of technology in agriculture via The Guardian online over the last few days.   Is technology the answer for food security? ...

Farmers embrace the new high-tech tools for agriculture

An interesting article in The Guardian gives some great examples of how UK farmers are welcoming the new technologies that are revolutionising modern agriculture. The article looks at t ract...

Check out the final programme for Sensors in Food and Agriculture, 1-3 Dec, Cambridge

Are you going to the   Sensors in Food and Agriculture   conference, on   1 - 2 December 2015 at the  Møller Centre, Cambridge? The final conference programme...

Are you interested in funding for satellites to improve agri-food systems?

Inno vate UK and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) are to invest up to £3.75 million in collaborative R&D projects and relevant technical feasibility studies...

Call for Abstracts - Sensors in Food and Agriculture Conference, 1-2 Dec, Cambridge

The   Sensors in Food and Agriculture  Conference, on 1-2 December in Cambridge, will explore current applications and future opportunities for sensor technology in Food and...

Watch a video of an experimental drone for agricultural research - the octocopter

A video on the BBSRC website shows an advanced eight-rotor model dubbed the "octocopter" being put through its paces by researchers led by Andrew Riche of Rothamsted Research, an...

SBRI Competition Webinar: Solar Powered Irrigation Pump, 5th Oct 2015 (10:30-12:30)

The Knowledge Transfer Network is hosting a webinar to discuss the SBRI compettion for a Solar Powered Irrigation Pump, on Monday 5th October from 10:30-12:00 noon. The webinar will...

Sensors in Food and Agriculture Conference, 1-2 December, Cambridge

Sensor100 would like to invite you its  Sensors in Food and  Agriculture Conference , on 1-2 December in London. The first day will focus on Sensors in Agriculture, and the second on...
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Feedback from e-Agri Landscape Event, "Preparing the way for Europe", 20th-21st July 2011

As promised from the Landscaping event, the findings from 5 of the 6 breakout groups have now...

Satellites for Food - Upcoming Competition

Innovate UK is scoping a new funding competition about the use of satellite and space...

e-Agri workshop - a quick snapshot

On July 20 th and 21 st 2011 the e-Agri workshop, “Preparing the way for...