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Autonomous guided vehicles to transform horticultural labour shortage

An Autonomous Guided Vehicle is being designed by researchers at WMG, University of Warwick in a bid to help the horticultural sector tackle a labour shortage.

Thu 12 Mar 2020, 12:48 | Tags: robots, Food, agriculture, robotics, WMG, AI, Sciences

Food prices after a hard Brexit could increase by £50 per week

A hard Brexit could result in a family of four seeing their food prices increase to up to £50.98 per week researchers at the University of Warwick have found. If we leave with a deal the increase could be as little as £5.80 per week, or £18.17.

Mon 09 Mar 2020, 11:10 | Tags: Food, Brexit, Statistics, UK, Sciences

Seventy years of crop research at Warwick’s Wellesbourne campus celebrated at industry event

Over 100 scientists, industry experts and employees past and present attended an event held at Warwick Crop Centre to celebrate 70 years of research at the site.


UK Natural Light Growing Centre opened for business at Warwick’s Innovation Campus in Warwickshire

Agri-tech innovation centre Crop Health and Protection (CHAP) and its greenhouse innovation partner RIPE Building Services, have officially opened their new high-tech greenhouse facility at the University of Warwick’s Wellesbourne Campus.


‘Millennial bean’ could give UK a new home-grown plant protein

A new bean variety which could become the UK’s next commercial plant-protein crop has been harvested from a large scale field trial with a combine harvester for the first time this week.


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