- “No biochar benefit for temperate zone crop yields” says new report
- Experience 'Down Under' transforms distracted pupil into determined university student
- Harper Adams University named University of the Year for a second year running
- Can a waste product from cauliflowers help peanuts grow during water shortages?
- Business and Mechanical Engineering advances as Harper Adams holds firm in Complete University Guide top 50
- Richard takes RABDF Dairy Student of the Year 2017 title.
- Final year student Jessica named as finalist for Louise Hartley Scholarship Fund
- New Agrii scholarships to be launched at Harper Adams University
- Harper Adams takes top modern university accolade in Times guide
- Self-driving cars project awarded £5 million research funding
“No biochar benefit for temperate zone crop yields” says new report Posted: 25 April 2017 For years, biochar has been promoted as a soil additive to increase crop yields. A new study casts doubt on that view, finding that biochar only improves crop growth in the tropics, with no yield benefit at all in the temperate zone.
Project to farm a hectare of spring barley exclusively with autonomous vehicles continues Posted: 10 February 2017 The ‘Hands Free Hectare’ project, which will see a crop exclusively farmed by robots for the first time in the world, is well under-way, with the team having already selected the key machinery required to reach their goal.