Sheep on grassland
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Regenerative farming looks to optimise the use of the ecological system and environment, in order to benefit from the natural ecosystem services that they provide.
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Funding available for research and knowledge exchange in the UK comes from a mix of public, industry and charitable sources
fertiliser spreader
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Plants need around 12 essential mineral nutrients to grow: Nitrogen, Phosphorous, Potassium, Magnesium, Sulphur, Calcium, Zinc, Iron, Copper, Manganese, Boron and Molybdenum. Some of these are…
Farmers sharing and developing ideas
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Farm-centric research generally involves On-Farm Experimentation and may be better described as 'Farm Action Research', i.e. research conducted at least in part by and for beneficiaries who also farm…
AHDB Monitor Farm
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Knowledge Exchange in Agriculture in the UK is diverse, with many organisations involved. That is part of the reason for creating Farm-PEP, to help provide connections to what many percieve as a…
Well structured Clay loam soil
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Good soil structure is vital for optimising water and nutrient use efficiency; and for sustaining profitable cropping systems. Poor soil structure and compaction can reduce yields, restrict access…
soil
The intricate web of relationships between physical, chemical and biological soil components underpins crop and livestock health and productivity. Protecting soil health is also critical to…
data
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Agriculture now generates vast amounts of data of different types and at different scales. The ownership, access, control, sharing, value, permissioning, intergration, security, safeguarding and…
AHDB Monitor Farm
Agricultural Shows have always been a very important place for farmers and the industry to share knowledge. The nature of agricultural shows has changed, but there are now an increasing number of…
Brown rust in beans
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Diseases infect susceptible plant hosts, where environmental conditions favor disease development. Infected crops achieve lower yields and the quality of the produce can also be affected.