High yielding wheat with better septoria resistance could become a reality thanks to a discovery by researchers at the John Innes Centre.
More clubroot in oilseed rape crops, phoma trickles in.
Trade union leaders representing food workers have said it’s clear that Andrea Leadsom and the environment department lack a plan to protect workers in the food industry.
Thorvald, developed in partnership with the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, will start work as a new robotic lab assistant for researchers at Lincoln Institute for Agri-food Technology this year.
Campaigners are concerned by European figures released last week, which show little change in antibiotics use on farms despite repeated warnings of the scale of threat posed by antibiotic resistance.