LIAT Welcomes Quantitative Ecologist to Multi-Disciplinary Team

We are delighted to welcome Quantitative Ecologist and Lecturer, Dr Shaun Coutts, to our growing team of academics and researchers. Dr Coutts uses a wide range of statistical and data driven approaches to tackle pressing agricultural issues such as weeds and pests and evolution of resistance. His work encompasses a wide range of topics, such as …

Cultivating Ideas for Brexit and the Future of Farming at LFC2019

LIAT are thrilled to sponsor the annual Lincolnshire Farming Conference on Tuesday 26th February 2019. Hosted at the iconic Lincolnshire Showground, we will also be exhibiting and welcome all visitors to our stand – come and chat with our friendly researcher team and hear about the ag-related projects they’re working on to aid the future …

International Conference: “Saline Futures: Addressing Climate Change and Food Security”

SalFar (saline farming), is a project which aims to mitigate the potential threats of salinisation through a collaboration of climate experts, researchers, educators, farmers, entrepreneurs and policy makers. In order to accomplish this, the project will conduct research on the salt tolerance of crops, demonstrating alternative methods of farming under saline conditions and creating new …

University of Lincoln’s Robotic Fruit Picking Project Featured As Part of UK’s Industrial Strategy Plan

A fruit picking project, nicknamed ‘RAS-Berry’ has seen a collaboration between scientists at the University of Lincoln, SAGA Robotics and Berry Gardens Growers Ltd create the next generation of fruit-picking robots. One of the largest projects of its kind in the EU, the aim is to relieve agricultural workers from heavy lifting work and increase …

LIAT Attends REAP Conference 2018

The University of Lincoln was delighted to attend Agri-Tech East’s fifth annual REAP Conference on 7th November in Cambridge. The event provided attendees with the chance to hear views and opinions from a range of technical experts in the agricultural industry, on current topics in areas such as sustainability, bio-economies, food production and diversification. David …