• 27 MAR 17
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    Research into water efficiency in Agricultural Productivity

    Research into water efficiency in Agricultural Productivity

    Our key aim as an Institute is to support and enhance productivity, efficiency and sustainability in food and farming. We are involved in global research projects looking at the availability of water and its impact on agricultural productivity. Last month, we welcomed eminent Chinese scientist, Shibo Fang, to the University of Lincoln to share some of

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    • 20 MAR 17
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    Research into coastal flooding on agricultural land

    Research into coastal flooding on agricultural land

    Research at the Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology, University of Lincoln, is looking into the effects of coastal flooding on agricultural land.   The image (below, right) shows NDVI (Normalised Difference Vegetation Index) from satellite imagery. Green areas indicate fields with a high vegetative (crop) growth. Note the patchy colour distribution in some fields nearest

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    • 14 MAR 17
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    Agri-Food Themes at Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology

    Agri-Food Themes at Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology

    Senior Lecturer in Agriculture, Simon Goodger, recently gave a fascinating presentation which covered five key themes that LIAT will focus on. You can view Simon’s full presentation here. One of the themes of Simon’s presentation is Robotic Automation- a crucial element of Agri-Food Technology.  A video of LIAT’s very own farming robot, Thorvald can be viewed below.  

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    • 01 MAR 17
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    LIAT at Lincolnshire Farming Conference 2017

    LIAT at Lincolnshire Farming Conference 2017

    The Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology (LIAT) were pleased to attend the Lincolnshire Farming Conference 2017, at the well known Lincolnshire Showground. As a yearly event held at the home of the historic Lincolnshire Show, the day was an excellent opportunity for people working in the Agricultural sector to learn about new developments in the industry and socialise

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