Agricultural businesses can leverage R&D tax credits, whether successful or not, to innovate in areas such as animal vaccines, sustainable practices, and technology use, with specialist support from Farmlytics and partners.
Farmland prices continue to rise, driven by key fundamentals.
On Friday 31 March, the UK government announced it had reached an agreement to join the CPTPP (Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership). The CPTPP is the first major trade agreement since Brexit – so what will be the impact of the CPTPP on UK farming? What is the CPTPP? The CPTPP is a Free Trade […]
Artificial intelligence has the potential to increase productivity, reduce costs, minimize environmental impact, and improve sustainability in the agricultural sector. However, it is crucial to address the downsides and challenges associated with AI in agriculture to ensure equitable access, promote sustainable practices, and protect the interests of farmers.
Agricultural price inflation continues to sit at historically high levels with the key inputs maintaining a higher rate of inflation than outputs. This will put pressure on farm incomes and impact farm cropping and stocking decisions throughout 2023 and beyond.
Vladamir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is impacting food prices and leading to concerns over global food security. Food prices were rising sharply before the invasion, largely to due rising energy prices but it is now driving fuel, fertiliser, and food prices even higher. Ukraine’s new agriculture minister Mykola Solskyi has said that Ukraine’s ability to […]
With Covid-19 the World has entered into a renewed period of economic uncertainty, what impact will this have on agricultural investment, and in Agtech in particular. The growing range of agricultural technology coming onto the market in recent years has been fueled by internal budgets of major agricultural firms and venture capital aimed at start-up […]
COVID-19 continues to take its toll on many areas of life and the global economy. As well damage to peoples health and livelihoods for many food security has also suffered. Many countries have taken steps to ensure farming and food production continues running as an essential business despite wider restrictions on economic activity. Due to […]
The COVID-19 pandemic is the major story of 2020 and the crisis is not going away any time soon. Despite some countries are starting to ease lock-downs and restart their economies there is real uncertainty over the timing of a return to normal life if at all, and the risk of a second wave of […]
African Swine flu is having a global impact on pork production and trade.