Hundreds of farmers joined 2024 Farming Conference to talk about current issues

Farmers from East Anglia joined the 2024 Farming Conference that took place on Thursday 29th February in Ipswich. A panel of experts shared their advice on ‘how to thrive, not just survive’ in the agricultural industry. 

A sky-high revolution in crop research

Drone technology is poised to bring about a significant transformation in crop research in the coming years, according to agronomy company Agrii.

Multipurpose cultivator enters new generation

Väderstad’s TopDown cultivator is entering a new generation, with the introduction of the iPad-based control system Väderstad E-Control, as well as the possibility to apply prescription map tillage via Isobus Task Control.

LAMMA launch for new hedge trimmer head memory system

Shelbourne Reynolds is using LAMMA 2024 to launch a new head memory system for its top-end hedge trimmer models, a development tested with operators across the UK over the past three seasons and designed to reduce operator control inputs to minimise fatigue and improve productivity.

New hub launched to help farmers invest in agri-tech 

Nearly a fifth of farmers had invested or planned to invest in agri-tech in 2023, say NFU Mutual experts. The number has increased from 13% the previous year.

New animation provides free security tips for farmers

Cyber security experts at Lancaster University have produced a dynamic and informative cybersecurity animation specifically designed to provide farmers with free essential knowledge about keeping their farms secure in a digital world.

Martin Lishman to showcase latest developments at LAMMA ‘24

Crop storage specialist Martin Lishman Ltd is gearing up for LAMMA 2024 – the ideal platform to showcase its latest developments in energy-saving grain cooling systems and agricultural innovations.

Farm creates Maize Maze with mapping and precision farming software

Like many rural businesses, Flanesford Priory in Herefordshire recognised the need to diversify and sought innovative ways to expand into tourism. To bring their vision to life, they decided to create a unique attraction – the Maize Maze.

Lowestoft farmer saves valuable time using weather app

Having 1,400ha of cereal crops spread across 40 miles posed certain challenges for Suffolk farmer John Collen. He managed to save valuable hours of driving and employee management time using the convenient hyper-local weather app from Cordulus Farm that empowers his decision making. 

CHAP helps to make innovative agri-tech ideas a reality

We live in a fast-paced and changing world where the ever-increasing demands on our food production systems and environment have never been greater. Society faces the dichotomy of needing safe, wholesome, and affordable food whilst at the same time having to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, protect and increase biodiversity, and regenerate agricultural cropping systems.

‘Inside the Pod’: PGRO launches podcast for pea and bean growers

The Processors and Growers Research Organisation (PGRO) has launched a new podcast targeted at the UK’s pea and bean sector.

CHAP supports game-changing ideas to producing food

We live in a fast-paced and changing world where the ever-increasing demands on our food production systems and environment have never been greater. CHAP’s vision is for UK agri-tech innovation and expertise to drive sustainable farming systems which deliver economic, environmental, and societal benefits across the globe.

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