Inside the Huge Fridge of Seeds That Could Save Us All from Starvation
The Crop Wild Relatives Project’s seed bank in West Sussex stores samples of staple crops from around the world. Its aim is to protect them for future generations against drought, flooding, and other effects of climate change.
How Long Will It Be Before Robots Replace Migrant Workers on British Farms?
With minimum wages creeping up, industries like agriculture, which have long-used cheap, often migrant labour, might be tempted to invest in labour-replacing equipment.
Lasers Could Help Britain Make Better Wine
The UK Department for Food and Rural Affairs has released new 3D laser mapping data designed to “revolutionise the English wine industry by helping growers identify new land.” But are the winemakers convinced?