Agriculture 4.0

In this blog, we’re going to be looking at agriculture 4.0, the fourth agricultural revolution. A brief history of agricultural revolutions in Britain. First Agricultural Revolution – This represents the transition from hunting and foraging to forming systems of...
Robotics in Biology: Part 1 – Agribots

Robotics in Biology: Part 1 – Agribots

This is the first blog in a short series about robotics in biology! In this short piece we’ll be focusing on how Agribots are changing the way we farm. The population is going to rise in the future and we will struggle to meet food demands if we don’t...
New Machine Learning Platform to Help Harvests

New Machine Learning Platform to Help Harvests

Transplanting lettuce at G’s Growers plantation field, near Ely, UK. Credit: G’s Growers. Researchers at the Earlham Institute have been working in cooperation with G’s Growers, an independent producer comprising of 17 farmer members throughout the UK. Their...

Big Data Being Used in the Field

BIG DATA BEING USED IN THE FIELD Connective technology developed in Norwich could help monitor crops  Scientists on the Norwich Research Park have been collaborating to develop an open-source information management system that can be used for constant crop growth...