• 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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    • 05 OCT 17
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    New INTERREG project launches at the University of Lincoln

    New INTERREG project launches at the University of Lincoln

    In early October 2017, the University of Lincoln hosted delegates from 7 countries to launch a new European Union Interreg funded project to investigate potential developments in saline and salt-tolerant agricultural systems. The project, SalFar, sees Lincoln International Business School, Lincoln Institute for Agri-food Technology (LIAT) and the University’s new School of Geography teaming up

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