"We bridge the gap between industry and academia. That's that's at the heart of what we do."

Vince Gillingham - Chair
An introduction to Agri-EPI

with Kirk Siderman-Wolter - COO

Agri-EPI Centre brings together farmers, researchers, engineers and investors to accelerate the adoption of precision agriculture technology across the agri-food sector.

Our goal is to optimise the performance of agriculture by supporting innovation in agri-tech; through world-class R&D facilities, on-farm projects and collaboration across our international member network, we’re driving the digital transformation of the agricultural sector. Supporting emerging technologies through our network of farms and network has delivered incredible results in the UK and abroad, including: 

  • Supporting smallholders in Kenya to produce higher quality grain and increase their earnings 
  • Exploring new methodologies for sustainable aquaculture that improves fish health and protects the environment 
  • Opening up agri-tech export opportunities to UK companies through our network of satellite farms 
  • Testing innovations in robotics, AI, drone and satellite technology to improve precision farming methods Improving animal health and welfare whilst simultaneously optimising the yield, efficiency and productivity of livestock farmers

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