Increasing buffer feeding precision with new agri-technologies

buffer feeding precision

In partnership with ED&F Man, Agri-EPI Centre research found that including a proportion of straw and molasses-based liquid feed in the buffer feed can offer the dual benefits of allowing production to be maintained whilst preserving valuable silage stocks.

Is the fourth Agricultural Revolution upon us?

fourth agricultural revolution

Agriculture is always changing with the introduction of new technologies. From the first farmers learning to rotate crops and mastering irrigation to today’s use of sensors, cameras and AI, agritechnology has been essential to improving the quality and productivity of food production.

UK agri-tech expertise boosts essential grain production in Kenya

kenyan superfood smallholder sustainability | finger millet | Agri-EPI

A collaborative project involving UK agri-tech businesses is transforming finger millet production in Western Kenya, providing agronomic support and precision farming technology to 2,000 farmers. The 18-month project, funded by Innovate UK’s Agri-tech Catalyst Programme, is designed to improve the productivity and profitability of finger millet farming in the Busia and Siaya regions, boosting supply of finger millet grain to meet overwhelming demand.

Cover crops: the route to sustainable farming?

Cover crops the route to sustainable farming | Agri-EPI blog

Cover cropping is now being used across all sectors of crop production. Agri-EPI BD Manager Crops Duncan Ross dives into the topic and calls on farmers to embrace a cover crop strategy for their farm businesses to save nitrogen and agrochemical inputs, increase yields and boost soil sustainability.