Tagged: agricultural science

Report launch at Harper Adams highlights potential of no-till systems

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A report launched at Harper Adams University on behalf of The Worshipful Company of Farmers has highlighted the need for effective pest control and selective crop rotations when striving for a successful no-till farming system. Visiting Professor in Agricultural Engineering, …

Writtle College helping to transform agricultural training in Uzbekistan

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Writtle College is part of a landmark project to transform the teaching of agriculture in Uzbekistan. The £752,000 EU-financed project over the next three years sees the College working alongside four European partners and five Uzbek universities to re-design the …

Harper Adams awarded Innovate UK funding to improve dairy cow welfare monitoring

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Researchers at Harper Adams University are contributing expertise to a project that aims to improve dairy cow health and welfare through the use of sensor technology. The collaborative project, known as DASIE (Dairy Animal Sensor Integrated Engineering), has been co-funded …

Royal Agricultural University trials prove effectiveness of biosecurity technology

The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) recently completed a three month trial assessing the effectiveness of the Badger Beater feeder, made by Rumenco Ltd, in preventing badger access to mineral lick buckets and blocks. Due to the complex nature of the …

Writtle academics achieve top awards to extend agricultural research

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Two Writtle College academics have been given top awards to enable them to push forward research in their areas. Dr Nicola Blackie, Senior Lecturer in Animal Science (Livestock Production and Welfare), is one of only five recipients nationally of bursaries …

CAIRN

Created by Prof Suzie Hanna, Norwich University of the Arts, 2014

CAIRN is the Countryside & Agriculture Interdisciplinary Research Network Convened in the winter of 2014, CAIRN brings together colleagues from across and beyond CREST researching on issues concerning the countryside and agricultural sciences. Forthcoming events Social and environmental impact of robotics …

Royal Agricultural University launches new Rural Innovation Centre

Former Government Chief Scientific Advisor, Professor Sir John Beddington, officially launched the Royal Agricultural University’s (RAU) brand new Rural Innovation Centre (RIC) at Harnhill Manor Farm on Thursday 27 March. Leading industry professionals and representatives from BASF, Agrii, CCRI, FWAG …

Harper Adams University joins vital pollinator research programme

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A new charity which strives to promote the importance of bees brought together researchers from across the county to welcome Harper Adams University to a vital pollinator research programme. Praise Bee works alongside the Church of England and other denominations to …

Research Theme: Natural and Applied Sciences, including Agriculture

The following links will provide more information on the research centres and supervisors / research collaborators at CREST member institutions for the Research Theme -Natural and Applied Sciences, including Agriculture. Glyndwr University Research Centre for Applied Science, Engineering and Computing …

Royal Agricultural University trials TB Buster biosecurity measure

The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) has just completed a three month trial assessing the effectiveness of the TB Buster in preventing badger access to mineral lick buckets.   Local farmer Alan Hughes, inventor of the TB Buster has designed the tailored …

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