Tech lag researched

FOCUS: South East farmer Jack England has delivered his report on precision agriculture after travelling abroad as a Nuffield scholar.

PRECISION agriculture (PA) and variable rate technology (VRT) have long been used by the cropping industry to enhance productivity, while the livestock sector has often lagged behind in its uptake of these technologies.

However, a new report from 2016 Nuffield Scholar Jack England has identified a number of clear opportunities for the integration of these systems across livestock businesses with potential to improve both efficiency and environmental outcomes.

Jack manages his


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