Breedr: Ian Wheal’s Farming Foundations

Ian from Breedr is a great example of a “Farming Foundations” AgTech entrepreneur –bringing together an upbringing in farming and a career spent elsewhere to change how things are done.

What is AgTech?

AgTech is technology used in agriculture.  More specifically, it refers to new and emerging technologies that can help to transform agricultural production and...

Why 2020 is going to be amazing (and really full-on)

I’ve been offered an amazing opportunity: 8 weeks to travel the world researching a topic that really interests me. 

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...

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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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Gene editing & entrepreneurship

Gene Editing (GE) is a catch-all term for a new suite of breeding techniques to change the genome of an organism using...

AgTech Accelerators: In One Place

Current status is very much work in progress, but here is a list of accelerators (and incubators) specifically focused on the Agtech Sector, in...

Come collaborate with us…

Before you can collaborate, you need to navigate the landscape.  This handy guide will help you through. The UK government has made a lot of...

New Zealand, ag-tech & accelerators

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