Swiss crop electrophysiology specialist Vivent is a registered B Corporation™

The ‘Fitbit of plants’, Vivent’s PhytlSigns device, the first commercial crop health diagnostic system based on plant electrophysiology, has been certified as a B Corp – a Certified Benefit Corporation – after meeting rigorous social and environmental standards which represent its commitment to do business in a meaningful way, by pursuing purpose as well as […]

Agri-EPI Centre supports online portal to boost UK agri-tech exports

Mike Freer MP, Minister for Exports formally launched a new portal to help the UK Agri-Tech industry export to new markets.   The portal has been developed by the Department for International Trade and three UK Agri-Tech trade associations – UK Technology for Agriculture and Genetics (UK TAG), the Commercial Horticultural Association and the Agricultural […]

Farm Automation Innovation Helping to Mitigate Labour Shortage

In the wake of unprecedented geopolitical and pandemic-related changes spanning the last few years, the UK’s agri-food labour shortage has been exacerbated. In the most recent government update released at the start of the year, it was announced that the Seasonal Worker visa scheme will now been extended to the end of 2024. This update […]