The project developed Agricultural Chemical Accreditation Training Manuals to be used by students on half day courses. All relevant information for each unit was included in the manuals along with questions and exercises. The specific courses covered were: Prepare & apply chemicals Transport, handle & store chemicals Control Plant[…]
The project was a feasibility study for an agricultural investment in Bulgaria. The work examined different crop and livestock options for a farming enterprise, along with the potential costs of land, the financial returns, along with the operational and legal issues associated with the investment. Client Feedback: “Jonathan is[…]
The project was to provide a literature review and technical report on the use of probiotics in the livestock sector, with a focus on Australian agriculture. The client was interested in the economic benefits to livestock farmers accruing from the use of direct-fed microbes versus the input cost of microbe[…]
The project reviewed research on reel hay rakes versus rotary hay rakes. The key questions addressed were: • Features and benefits of both types of rake, • Research on applications, tips and producer preferences, • Practices and preferences in Australia, the EU, USA and Turkey. Client Comments: “Very thorough. Excellent[…]
The aim of the project was to collect or estimate farm level costs of production for key agricultural commodities in each country, including the cost of land. The commodities covered were rice, maize, potatoes, broiler meat and milk for Peru, and maize, sugar cane, milk, beef and poultry meat for[…]
Description: To provide market data with sources on Agriculture and Forestry within Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines; Information on the numbers Growers/Producers and Equipment providers for each industry; The % breakdown of numbers by geographical location within each country. Client Feedback: “Project executed well and in time.”
The project was to undertake secondary market research on the US organic speciality crops market.
The client – a fruit exporter was interested in investing in Fruit Preservation equipment, the study comprised two parts. 1. Review of technology – a review of the Scientific and technical literature on low temperature fruit preservation technology. This included the specific processes, details of how long can fruit be stored,[…]
The study aimed to assess the impact of extreme weather events on Scottish agriculture during 2017/2018.
The aim of the project was to carry out primary market research on the construction of new agricultural buildings in the UK. Phone interviews were carried out with construction companies and architects working in the agricultural sector, to look at trends in farm building work particularly looking at the type[…]