Harper Adams University is a leading specialist provider of education and research for the agri-food industries, rural economy and animal health. Currently the UK’s top university for graduate employment and top 10 for student satisfaction, Harper Adams delivers a broad range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees, as well as short courses, from its stunning Shropshire farm estate. In 2021, the university launched the School of Sustainable Food and Farming, to harness research and industry knowledge to develop training to support professionals in the food supply chain towards achieving net zero carbon emissions. Harper.ac.uk
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The Traffic & Tillage Project is a long-term plot experiment (36 plots of 80m x 4m) established in 2011. It investigates soil properties and crop performance as a result of three traffic systems (Cont ...
Professor James Lowenberg-DeBoer, holder of the Elizabeth Creak Chair in Agri-Tech Applied Economics at Harper Adams University, highlighted the current use and regulation of crop robots across Europe ...
Harper Adams University Researcher Jonathan Gill gave the warning to a meeting of the All-party Parliamentary Group on Science and Technology in Agriculture – where he spoke to an audience of MPs, Pee ...
Supported by Morrisons, with co-partner RAFT Solutions Ltd, the school will draw on academic and practical expertise, as well as industry networks, to develop knowledge and skills for farmers and othe ...
There is a huge skills gap in the UK workforce when it comes to data science and artificial intelligence. The Government’s Digital Skills strategy estimates that within the next 20 years, 90 per cent ...
Gain the skills and knowledge to keep feeding the world. As the population grows so do the challenges we face, and the need for creative solutions from agricultural specialists.
On a national and international scale there is an increasing need to reconcile the need for increased food production with the need for conservation of natural resources. There is also a need for peop ...
This course has a mechanical engineering core with a specialism in the design and development of agricultural machinery and systems. The courses cover everything from the principles of the design of a ...
Efficient crop production remains the key to sustained and effective use of the rural resource. However, over recent years crop management systems have undergone considerable change. The emphasis has ...
With around 70 per cent of land in the UK devoted to primary food production, agriculture continues to be the mainstay of the rural economy. However, in addition to the science and technology associat ...