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Agri-Tech Catalyst

WheatScan – reducing the financial and environmental costs of milling wheat nitrogen application

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Importance of nitrogen fertiliser in wheat production Nitrogen fertiliser application is the primary input cost in milling wheat production and also accounts for 80% of its carbon footprint. Milling wheat production requires a higher nitrogen input than feed wheat production …

Strawberries without soil? New Agri-Tech Catalyst project is leading the way…

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I recently had a very ‘fruitful’ visit to one of our new Agri-Tech Catalyst projects and learned all about the fascinating future of strawberries. East Malling Research (EMR) in Kent are leading the partnership to identify new varieties of strawberry …

Introducing Soil-for-life – an Agri-Tech Catalyst project developing agri-informatics for soil health

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The agri-food sector is a core component of the agri-tech industry, contributing £97 billion to the UK economy with household expenditure on food and drink exceeding £100 billion annually. The supply chains in this sector are complex and interconnected with …