IT Farmer: 003 Autumn 2018

Leeds University has launched its 'smart farms' initi Farmer IT 078 l Autumn 2018 A new initiative will work close with the farming industry and government to explore ways to develop 'smart farms'. New initiative looks at ways to develop 'smart farms’ University of Leeds seeks to give rural businesses a competitive advantage and to increase value. Farmers and agri-businesses are facing more challenges, including political climate changes, fluctuating trading patterns and the need to increase efficiency and productivity. The Smart Agri-Systems initiative spearheaded by the Innovation