Farmlytics Projects

Chemical Training Manuals

  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 pests, diseases & disorders Control […]

Feasibility Study on Investment in Agricultural land in Bulgaria

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 a knowledgeable professional, and very […]

Probiotics in the Livestock Industry

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 usage.   Client Feedback: “The […]

Rotary Hay Rakes versus Reel Hay Rakes

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 work. Thank you”

Agricultural Production Costs in Peru and Venezuela

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 Venezuela. The production costs were […]

Asian Market Data

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.”

US Speciality Crops

The project was to undertake secondary market research on the US organic speciality crops market.

Fruit Preservation Equipment

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, what fruit /veg products are […]

The Impact of Extreme Weather on Scottish Agriculture 2017/2018

The study aimed to assess the impact of extreme weather events on Scottish agriculture during 2017/2018.

Market Research on Agricultural Building Work in the UK

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 of roofing used for various […]

UK Poultry Industry and Pollutants

The report provided research on ammonia pollution from the UK poultry industry and the potential of algae as a pollutant absorbent. The final report covered: 1. An industry overview covering: The scale of UK poultry industry in terms of turnover, annual weight of meat production; The size of the industry in comparison with the beef, […]

Feasibility Study on Soybean Production in Lebanon

The aim of the study was to establish the theoretical viability of large scale soybean farming for the purpose of supplying the oil and protein industry in Lebanon.

Reversing Biodiversity Losses in Wales

The project for a leading environmental NGO reviewed data relevant to the present condition and trends in Welsh nature across terrestrial, forest, freshwater, and marine environments. The report identified and assessed the current drivers of biodiversity loss within Wales and its territorial waters; and assessed them against the devolved competencies of the Welsh Government. This […]

AgTech Concept Proposal

The client is a  startup focused on Agricultural sustainability and food security in Liberia. There was a particular interest in leveraging renewable energy to improve the storage of perishable crops within the country and using greenhouse technology for all-year production and irrigation.  The concept note produced for the company contained the following: The Project Background; […]

Agricultural Investment Guide

An investment guide for agribusiness management and investment firm. The report focussed on the outlook and opportunities for agricultural investments in South America in a wide range of specialist cropping and forestry enterprises. “Excellent research Jonathan, well done!”

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