Innovation for Agriculture (IfA) is an independent knowledge exchange charity that aims to bridge the gap between science and practice. 

Established by the Royal Agricultural Society of England in 2013, IfA works with a wide range of farmers, growers, land managers and researchers to make farming more sustainable, profitable and resilient for the future. We connect farmers with pioneering research and technology helping farmers to innovate and adopt new ideas. We take a bottom-up approach to knowledge exchange and co-develop the knowledge and technologies that will make modern farming more resilient in a changing landscape. Through practical and interactive workshops, farm walks, study tours and on-farm demonstrations, we help farmers to put this knowledge into practice. As a team of facilitators with varied specialisms across regenerative farming, soil health, water, animal health and welfare, we help shift farming practice to be more nature-friendly and adaptable in a rapidly evolving world.

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The Farmer-Led Innovation Network (FLIN) are UK based organisations driving farmer-led innovation - working together to power up and increase the impact of farmer led innovation initiatives.

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The livestock industry is an integral part of the agricultural sector, encompassing various aspects of animal husbandry and production. It plays an important role in global food security and supports the livelihoods of millions of people worldwide.

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Precision farming involves the use of GPS, sensing and control technologies to use spatial data to manage soils, crops and livestock. 

Share resources, groups and projects that you've found helpful for soil management.

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Aiming to strengthen the impact and benefit of agricultural research at scale. Supported by the Elizabeth Creak Charitable Trust.

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Sheep were one of the first farmed animals, reared for thousands of years for meat and milk.

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Networking European Farms to Enhance Cross Fertilisation and Innovation Uptake Through demonstration (NEFERTITI) - a unique 7 M€ Network (selected under Horizon 2020, Societal Challenge 2, RUR 12-2017 call) comprising 32 partners and coordinated by ACTA, the head of Network of the French Agricultural Technical Institutes.

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