• 20 NOV 17
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    University of Lincoln celebrates Agri-Tech Week 2017

    University of Lincoln celebrates Agri-Tech Week 2017

    As part of Agri-Tech East‘s annual Agri-Tech Week, the Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology hosted a talk on Soils & Water. On Monday 6th November, 2017, guests at the University of Lincoln’s Riseholme campus had the opportunity to see various presentations and an interactive workshop, covering the impact of coastal flooding on agricultural land as well as

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    • 27 OCT 17
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    MSc Agri-Food Tech students visit Branston

    MSc Agri-Food Tech students visit Branston

    In October 2017, a group of students studying the MSc Agri-Food Technology programme at the University of Lincoln, visited Branston, Lincolnshire. Established in 1968 by a collaborative group of farmers in Branston, Lincolnshire, the company are a hugely successful producer and processor of potatoes. Their volume grew from 15,000 tonnes a year in 1983 and had reached 38,000 tonnes

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    • 18 OCT 17
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    Soil science isn’t just a load of old pants!

    Soil science isn’t just a load of old pants!

    LIAT’s Senior Lecturer and soil scientist, Dr Iain Gould, has recently carried out a soil health test using the humble cotton brief.  Dr Gould’s experiment involved burying three separate pairs of 100% cotton underpants in three different environments at the Riseholme Campus; woodland, grassland and arable field. Once buried, the underpants were left for two months before

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    • 07 OCT 17
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    Breakfast briefing returns with Food Waste and Energy Consumption talk

    Breakfast briefing returns with Food Waste and Energy Consumption talk

    Autumn 2017 sees the return of the breakfast briefing series at the University of Lincoln’s Riseholme Campus. On Friday 27th October 2017, the topic of Food Waste and Energy Consumption will be covered. Breakfast will be served from 08.30am, with talks and demonstrations commencing at 9am. All attendees will be able to count this briefing towards

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