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ISCF Transforming Food Production – Demonstration

2019-11-27T21:48:12+00:00By |News|

Concept Note - Transforming Food Production -Demonstration Project   Introduction: FutureFarms (A potential company name)  will lead and coordinate the demonstration and KE of data-driven solutions and systems that enthuses, excites, inspires and motivates farmers, industry, scientists and KE organisations to be transformational in achieving

Could animal production become a profession?

2019-01-15T09:02:16+00:00By |News|

David Fraser from Canada has asked whether “Animal Production become a profession?”. This question is of interest to many of us who have been involved in agriculture and agricultural science. David argues that measuring animal welfare in terms of an animals’ physical environment closely parallels

Action Learning

2019-01-15T09:01:06+00:00By |News|

Frequently our business involves group participation ( e.g. the Mongastric Centre of Excellence and the BPEX Pig Health initiatives).  I have focussed on Action Learning as a technique as it is quite powerful and can be used within and across companies. I was involved in

Citizen Science

2019-01-15T08:59:10+00:00By |News|

Is it reinventing science? There are important uses – for example in cancer People become really engaged in the science It is currently the new buzzword for data collection by the public Waitrose has a citizen science bee app What are the potential uses

Communicating with consumers

2019-01-15T08:57:59+00:00By |News|

"Is it time we modify how we communicate with consumers?" by Dr Sam Hoste, Quantech Solutions. It is time to modify how we communicate with consumers. I believe this message is true for all agricultural sectors, the animal sectors especially and for the scientists involved.

Better Practices – why not Best Practice

2019-01-15T08:56:56+00:00By |News|

"Best practice" implies that there is only ONE way and this is not always the case, i.e. one size does not fit all.  If there was only one best way to do something each company would be doing or trying to do the same

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