Farm PEP Co-design blogs

Farm PEP aims to connect knowledge exchange in agriculture. It is a work in progress and we are co-designing the project openly, in an iterative process, involving as many stakeholders as possible in order to develop a vibrant online knowledge-sharing community.

The posts below outline our evolving vision and progress to date with an updated summary of what Farm-PEP will be . However, Farm-PEP won't work without your involvement so please let us know what you think by commenting on the posts below, asking questions and completing our short survey. We welcome your input!

1. Report on Impact of Covid19 on Knowledge Exchange
2. Farm-PEP Challenge Statement
3. Setting out the Ethos for Farm-PEP
4. Initial Ideas
5. Important Stakeholders
6. Managing Content (first thoughts - now superseded)
7. Possible Business Models
8. Key Questions
9. Insights from Workshop
10. Plans
11. Motivations
12. Content Revisited
13. Revised Wireframes
14. Updated Summary
15. Survey
16. Value Proposition
17. Topics


Thursday 12 Aug 2021

For Farm-PEP to be a success we need to properly think through the motivations of all its users, so that we achieve the continued engagement necessary. 

I've tried to characterise the main…

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Saturday 24 Jul 2021

We are still formulating what our best approach is, depending on the how we should start and what business model we should adopt.

However we can set out where we hope to be in 5 years time…

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Insights from Workshop

Friday 23 Jul 2021

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Key Questions

Friday 23 Jul 2021

The questions below have come up from discussions with stakeholders and from questioning ourselves. We don't necessarily have the answers - so any help would be appreciated!  If you have more…

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Possible Business Models

Thursday 22 Jul 2021

Our aim in Farm-PEP is to support farm-centric knowledge generation and sharing, and connect the industry.

There will be no point creating Farm-PEP if it can't be viably sustained into the…

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Managing Content (First Thoughts - Now superseded)

Tuesday 20 Jul 2021

The plan for Farm-PEP is for the content to be user generated by the community.  We see 'Projects' as being the initial core to this, as telling people about what you are doing,…

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Important Stakeholders

Sunday 18 Jul 2021

For Farm-PEP to be successful it will need the support and engagement of all the major knowledge exchange organisations in agriculture. Our challenge for Farm-PEP to be find the niche where…

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Initial Ideas

Friday 16 Jul 2021

The original concept for Farm-PEP was to provide an online space for projects & resources, like the YEN website but opening access to anyone to put a project online, opening discussion to all…

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Setting out the Ethos for Farm-PEP

Friday 16 Jul 2021

In setting out to develop the Farm-PEP community of farmers, advisors, researchers, industry and KE practitioners it is vital that we create the right tone and ethos. 

Our current ideas…

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Farm-PEP Challenge Statement

Thursday 3 Jun 2021

COVID-19 has changed knowledge exchange with a significant increase in the adoption of digital tools. While online delivery offers scale and convenience, farmers and KE…

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