• 05 APR 17
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    University academics to speak at Farmers Weekly event

    University academics to speak at Farmers Weekly event

    Robotics, automation and associated technologies – an Arable Horizons talk As part of Arable Horizons hosted by Farmers Weekly, University of Lincoln Professors, Tom Duckett, School of Computer Science and Simon Pearson, Founder of LIAT, will be speaking at the National Space Centre, Leicester, on 26th April 2017. Arable Horizons is a series of 5

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    • 04 APR 17
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    Our briefing series continues with Agri-Robotics/Engineering topic

    Our briefing series continues with Agri-Robotics/Engineering topic

    We are delighted to announce the second talk in our breakfast briefing series, on the topic of Agri-Robotics and Agri-Engineering. Riseholme Hall, Riseholme Campus, Wednesday 19th April, 8.30am – 10.30am. Breakfast will be served from 8.30am with talks and demonstrations from 9am, you can view the agenda here. Places are available on a first come,

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    • 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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