Let Them Eat Lettuce

Intro: Fascinating Soils!

Lately, I’ve spent a long time thinking, reading, watching & learning about soils.  I’m organising a conference on this topic, and the...

Part 3: Innovation & Opportunity in Soil

Right now, innovation around soils has momentum.  Despite important gaps in scientific understanding, a combination of environmental concerns, farmers' hunger for guidance...
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The monologue … on glyphosate

My view on an agriculture topic in popular culture. Today's topic: why glyphosate is actually OK.
Why Agritech entrepreneurship matters

The Importance of Start-ups in Agriculture

Entrepreneurship transforms industries, societies and cultures.  Everywhere we turn can see aspects of our lives shaped directly or indirectly by people who dedicated...

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Agritech, or Agtech, encompasses everything from better ways to handle pig slurry to using satellite data to measure crop growth.

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This week I’ve been New Zealand, visiting plant breeders, seed producers and researchers.  It gave me chance to reflect on what makes...

Make hay if the sun shines

It’s is pretty ancient advice.  But what if you knew that the sun was going to shine all week and you could safely do...
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The monologue … on glyphosate

My view on an agriculture topic in popular culture. Today's topic: why glyphosate is actually OK.