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Centres for Agricultural Innovation

Cattle, feed efficiency and lower carbon footprint

“The biggest intervention people could make towards reducing their carbon footprints would not be to abandon cars, but to eat significantly less red meat”. These were the words of Professor Benton from the University of Leeds - and until recently …

Centres for Agricultural Innovation: launching in 2016

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In case you missed the Autumn Statement announcement last November, the Chancellor announced that Government is investing £68 million in three new Centres for Agricultural Innovation. As well as creating capacity in the UK to translate agricultural innovation into commercial …

Agrimetrics: putting the UK at heart of the big data revolution in agriculture

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The scale of the problem and challenges In the next 20 years, the global food system will face challenges that are unprecedented in the history of agriculture. However, these next two decades will also offer unprecedented opportunity to those nations …

AHDB Looks forward to supporting the Centres for Agricultural Innovation

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Just two months ago plans to establish a few selected Centres for Agricultural Innovation (CAI) were announced, and there has been much activity throughout the summer to take these forward. Potential consortia members have been discussing priorities and developing plans …

Centres for Agricultural Innovation: Coming Soon to a Site Near You

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Over the summer we have taken a number of major steps forward in establishing the Centres for Agricultural Innovation - at the end of July the prospectus was published, which was swiftly followed by the opening of the outline proposal …