Technology and farming may not seem like natural partners but they are fast becoming so.
At last week’s National Ploughing Championships, a record 195 entrants were recorded to the Innovation Arena Awards, which recognise innovative agri-tech capability. Of the 68 who made the final, 48 were start-ups.
Among the showcases that took place was a demonstration of crop-spraying drones, which can be used to identify and treat damaged crops.
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