Demand for land around Cambridge is defying the UK picture, according to a specialist at Carter Jonas.
Crop science specialists in the UK and India are working on an East-meets-East collaboration targeting parasites that are killing potato and other crops worldwide.
Cambridge business leaders have called on the Government to act over a possible two million hectare shortfall of agricultural land by the year 2030.
Director Mario Caccamo and Computational Biology Group Leader Dr Sarah Ayling at The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) in Norfolk visited BIOS, Colombia’s Centre for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, to explore potential collaborations in crop genomics and bioinformatics.
Agri-tech provides the next focus for technology innovation offering tangible returns within short lead times says Dr Belinda Clarke, director of Agri-Tech East. The organisation is creating a global innovation hub for the sector.
Four agricultural technology companies from Cambridge and the East of England will share £250k – the first grant allocations from the new Eastern Agri-Tech Growth Initiative, which has a total pot of £3.2 million.
A strong set of financial results have reflected a very successful year for agricultural purchasing organisation, Anglia Farmers.
You could have heard a leaf drop at the start of the Young Horticulturalist of the Year (YHOY) competition in Norfolk.
The growing Agri-Tech sector in the East of England will have a new home to combine world-class research from Cambridge and Norwich through a new innovation centre to be created in Soham.
Farmers with redundant buildings are on track to gain the rights to convert them for residential use.
Prices for prime arable land in East Anglia increased by 19.4 per cent to average just under £10,000 per acre last year, Savills reports.
East of England law firm Birketts has responded to growing demand for legal services within the agribusiness sector with expansion of its specialist agricultural team.
The historic first agricultural technology cluster being steered from Cambridge and Norwich in the UK has unveiled inaugural director – plant scientist and bioscience specialist Dr Belinda Clarke.
Crop science giant Syngenta, which has operations in Cambridge UK, is taking a scythe to global costs.
Organisers of the agricultural industry’s leading farm machinery, equipment and services event have report a record-breaking attendance at the show’s new Peterborough home.
The first meeting of AGFORWARD, an EU funded research programme on agroforestry, has been held at Cranfield University.
- £2.5m boost for agricultural technology
- Cambridge area land still big business
- Farmers cash in on field of gold
- CAP shareout could test East Anglian farmers’ largesse
- Cambridge technology to stop the killing fields
- New agri-tech cluster brings lab to the land
- New director joins Anglia Farmers board
- 500 jobs in new agri technology initiative
- UK land use represents poor value for society
- Arable land values rise
- Barclays facilitates £1m solar investment
- Weather eye on veg growing
- Morrison Freight launches new division
- Barclays funds £250k farm reservoir
- Milk price woes trigger innovation on the farm
- Cambridge bee2bee venture creates a real buzz
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