Entries by Carrie Robbins

Evaluation Of Soil Health Following Digestate Application

Agrocycle is an EU Horizon 2020 project aiming to better understand and address waste streams associated with the agri-food industry. The AgroCycle Project aims to deliver sustainable waste valorisation pathways addressing the European policy target of reducing food waste by 50% by 2030. As part of this approach the project has been analyzing agri-food waste value chains, from farm-to-table, livestock and crop production, […]

Soil Farmer of the Year competition launched on World Soil Day

Sharing best practice and innovation through championing farmers who are improving their soils. The Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit and Innovation for Agriculture’s competition to find the UK’s Soil Farmer of the Year 2019 is open for applications. Following on from its success over the last three years, the competition opens again this year on World […]

5 Quick Questions for Dairy Farmers

As project leader for 4D4F (Data Decisions for Dairy Farmers) we would like to hear from dairy farmers about what really matters to you. There are 5 quick questions about the use of sensor technologies to improve productivity and sustainability on dairy farms: Link here

30 Healthy Soil Workshops – coming soon!

Innovation for Agriculture, in partnership with Catchment Sensitive Farming, are running Healthy Soils workshops over the country this winter. Commencing on the 17th December 2018 in Norfolk there will be 30 interactive workshops delivered to farmers and advisors before spring. These events are free to attend and are focusing on soil health and building soil […]

Sharing data and experience to benefit sustainable dairy farming

For the 4D4F farming network, the sharing of tech know-how has already resulted in improved welfare and profitability, with potential to increase feed efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  The EU-supported 4D4F network  was established to help dairy farmers base management decisions on data, such as that gathered by sensing equipment, leading to best practices […]

Free Webinar With Leading Dairy Experts & Farmers

4D4F (Data Decisions for Dairy Farmers) is hosting an informative webinar on the latest dairy innovations, aimed to change the way we farm. From improving animal welfare to reducing the use of antibiotics, listen to experts from across Europe on how technologies are shaping the future of dairy farming and the food industry. The webinar […]

RASE’s Pig & Poultry Fair Wins National Award

RASE’s Pig & Poultry Fair wins national award   The Technical Events Team at Grandstand Stoneleigh Events were delighted to be awarded the organising team of the year at a prestigious event at London’s Honourable Artillery Company last week.   The team won the award for organising the Royal Agricultural Society of England’s 2018 British […]