AI-powered tool has potential to revolutionise cow lameness detection and treatment

A new Innovate UK-funded agri-tech project with the potential to transform the detection and treatment of dairy cow lameness is underway in South West England. The “Hoof Monitor” initiative is developing an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered thermal imaging tool capable of identifying lameness at its earliest stage and in cows’ individual feet, allowing speedier intervention. The […]

Agri-EPI welcomes Programme Delivery Manager, Christelle Harrison, to the Business Development Team

The Agri-EPI centre has recently welcomed on board a Programme Delivery Manager, Christelle Harrison, to their Business Development Team. Christelle is a PRINCE2 practitioner with a diverse background in project management in industry and academia. She has had over 10 years of experience in project management across sustainability, bioenergy, digital technologies, manufacturing, transport and living […]

Exploring the efficiencies of sheep worming technology

Last week, Agri-EPI Centre (part of the Agri-Tech Centres) hosted an insightful special interest group on ‘The Efficiencies of Sheep Worming Technologies’ that was well attended by farmers, tech companies, vets, and industry bodies. Chaired by Ross Robertson, Head of Agri-Tech (Mixed Farming), the SIG focused on the new technologies and services that are currently […]

Special Interest Group: The Efficiencies of Sheep Worming & Sampling Technologies 21st February 2024 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Book your place Agri-EPI welcomes you to join us for an insightful discussion about the advancements in sheep worming and sampling technologies. This virtual event brings together industry leaders and experienced farmers for a dynamic panel session, showcasing the efficiencies gained through the integration of new technology in the management of sheep health. Speakers: – […]

MATCH on tour 13th March 2024 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

Book your place Agri-EPI in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh invites you to attend our networking breakfast on 13th March, at the Roslin Institute. This event is sponsored by Jonathan Lee Recruitment. The University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies incorporates the Roslin Institute and the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food […]

Innovate UK awards funding to develop lamb monitor

Sheep producers will be able to improve their flock’s efficiency thanks to Innovate UK and Defra funding towards developing a field based automated system to monitor lamb growth and in turn, provide data to make advanced and accurate predictions of time to reach target finished weight. The funding worth over £430,000 has been made to […]