Innovation in agri-tech

12 October 2015

Agricultural technologies are used across the entire food supply chain. The impact of ICT and sensors, precision farming and systems optimisation, and advanced understanding of the interactions between machines, processes, biological systems and the environment will be enormous. Engineering innovations will provide many novel ways forward and the UK is well placed to deliver results.

This latest in the Academy’s Innovation in… series of events showcases a selection of the most recent advances in agri-tech. It will focus on technologies that have successfully reached market or are expected to in the next five to ten years.

Keywords: innovation, agri-tech, farming, Trevor Tyrrell, Class, agricultural machinery, Philip Garford, Garford Farm Machinery Ltd, autonomy, harvesting, weed control, precision farming, Mark Else, East Malling Research, irrigation, Toby Mottram, eCow, animal monitoring, Simon Blackmore, Harper Adams University, Helen Ferrier, NFU, Calum Murray, Innovate UK, Rob Merrall, IAgrE

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