LIAT at Lincolnshire Farming Conference 2017

The Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology (LIAT) were pleased to attend the Lincolnshire Farming Conference 2017, at the well known Lincolnshire Showground. As a yearly event held at the home of the historic Lincolnshire Show, the day was an excellent opportunity for people working in the Agricultural sector to learn about new developments in the industry and socialise …

The Future of Farming: A Briefing Series

As part of the Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology, a new series of breakfast briefings detailing the latest Agri-Tech research and how it will impact on farming in the future has commenced in Lincolnshire. Farmers from across the county attended the first briefing event, organised by the University of Lincoln’s Institute for Agri-Food Technology (LIAT), …

LIAT’s very own Thorvald featured on BBC’s Countryfile

BBC One’s flagship Sunday evening programme, Countryfile, this week featured the pioneering work of the Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology (LIAT). As part of the show’s Lincolnshire programme, Director of LIAT Professor Simon Pearson, introduced the University’s Thorvald robot, which is designed to support a range of agri-tech experiments in the field. The image below is …

Robots emerging as agricultural co-workers

Advanced engineering could be the solution for the sustainable intensification of agriculture, as technology for producing service robots reaches maturity. An expert in robotics from the School of Computer Science at the University of Lincoln, UK, will discuss the latest developments in the sector during Agri-Tech East’s ‘Pollinator’ event on 11th October 2016. Professor Duckett, who …