• Funding for agricultural innovators

    Over 70 businesses and universities from across the UK have secured a share £16 million from government and industry to develop 25 innovative ideas that should boost UK agriculture. The 25 projects form the third round of funding to be distributed through the Agri-Tech Catalyst which supports collaborative research between scientists and businesses to springboard projects from the lab to the market place. Innovations in this round include the "Sunshine Egg" – a project to help reduce vitamin ...

    Posted at March 23, 2015 | By : | Categories : News | Comments Off on Funding for agricultural innovators
  • Review of EU powers over UK agriculture and fisheries

    People with knowledge of farming and fishing industries have been invited to share their views on how membership of the EU has affected the UK national interest. The calls for evidence form part of the Government’s Balance of Competences Review, which is an analysis of the scope of EU powers and the effects they have on the UK. The agriculture report will examine EU powers for the Common Agricultural Policy, plant health and forestry; the Fisheries report ...

    Posted at October 22, 2013 | By : | Categories : News,Rural Business | Comments Off on Review of EU powers over UK agriculture and fisheries