Agri-EPI lends expertise for Barclays soil health webinars


Understanding soil health

Agri-EPI Projects and Technical Manager, Freddie Reed, will be speaking at one of three Barclays Eagle Labs’ webinars focusing on soil on Wednesday 13 May at 18.00.

Freddie will be offering insight into how sensors and testing have the potential to help farmers improve soil health.

Freddie said:

“Technology has the potential to help us understand much more about what is going on in our soil. The more we understand the more important we realise our soil is for both environmental sustainability and productivity.

“I’ll be looking at the new sensors, tests and technologies are coming over the horizon to help farmers improve their soil health and explaining what the Agri-EPI Satellite Farm Network is doing in this important space.”

Barclays’ national network of Eagle Labs supports individuals, businesses and corporates innovate and grow, across a broad range of different sectors, including Agri-Tech. Agri-EPI collaborates with the Eagle Labs agri-tech team in a number of areas.

In addition to the soil sensors event on 13th May, a virtual meeting on 20th May will look at cover crops and healthy soil, while the third session on 27th May explores carbon sequestration.

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More about Barclays Eagle Labs and P.E.S Technologies

Barclays Eagle Labs
Eagle Labs is building a platform to connect the UK’s entrepreneurial ecosystem to drive digital skills development to help grow the economy through innovation and change. Barclays is on a mission to help make the UK the best place to start and grow innovative businesses by promoting creativity and entrepreneurship. Through our activities, we create opportunities for individuals and businesses of all sizes to access a broad range of skills to support this mission. Eagle Labs also support the transformation of businesses, industries and larger organisations through the delivery of structured innovation programming and access to new and emerging technologies. Read more:

P.E.S Technologies
A real-time, precision soil health analysis solution using advanced sensor technology which assesses emissions of volatile organic compounds. PES’ technology allows farmers to gain a clear understanding of their soil health and improve soil yields. Read more:

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