Tagged: agriculture and food

Royal Agricultural University publishes pioneering research on the economics of pasture fed beef and lamb production.

Jonathan Brunyee, Senior Lecturer in the School of Business and Entrepreneurship (SBE) at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU), has been working with the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association (PFLA) and has published a pioneering report on the economics of pasture fed beef …

Royal Agricultural University and Morrisons announce research and education partnership

The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) and food retailer Morrisons have launched an education and research based partnership which will benefit the wider farming industry. The announcement was made at an event at the Royal Agricultural University’s historic campus in Cirencester, …

Royal Agricultural University Professor wins innovation award

Professor Toby Mottram, Douglas Bomford Trust Chair in Applied Farm Mechanisation and Management at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU), was recognised for his technology firm eCow at this year’s Cream Awards. Sam Mottram was presented the Award for Innovation (on …

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 …

Writtle research helps to reduce the environmental impact of the food chain

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Writtle College research is helping to reduce the environmental impact of the food supply chain. The College has been working with Reynolds, one of the UK’s leading fresh fruit and vegetable suppliers, on a toolkit to enable food companies to …

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 …

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 …

Harper Adams lecturer to advise on fresh produce research funded by leading UK supermarket

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Harper Adams Principal Lecturer, Dr Jim Monaghan, is to work with one of the UK’s leading supermarkets on the latest leek research, as part of its Agriculture Research and Development Grant Fund scheme. The scheme, led by Sainsbury’s, asks farmers, …

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