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Agriculture, Aquaculture and Food Security

3 July 2020

2 minutes to read

Helping aquaculture businesses save millions by predicting the risks of harmful algal blooms

Marine research led by Dr Ross Brown has uncovered environmental factors that increase the risk of HABs forming, which have been applied to the development of a statistical model, which can predict the risks of HABs developing.  

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20 May 2020

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Famine Tales from India and Britain

Famine Tales from India and Britain is a project that brings together traditional scroll painters and new-wave graphic artists in India to learn about, interpret and narrate past stories of famine.

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13 May 2020

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Diversifying traditional agriculture with Trelonk Oils

Trelonk’s new Tevi-funded oil seed press represents a move away from traditional agriculture and a drive for diversification and environmental growth.

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1 May 2020

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Tree Investment Ltd open educational facility to address climate emergency

With Tevi funding, Tree Investment Ltd aim to create an environmental centre of excellence (the hub project) that serves as an educational training and research facility and a multifaceted commercial enterprise.

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30 April 2020

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Sustainability and the migrant experience in the COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic is producing substantial changes in the practices and experiences of migration and mobility.

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13 December 2018

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Protecting bees and balancing food security

An award-winning modelling tool created by bioscientists from the University of Exeter is creating a buzz through its contribution to understanding bee colony survival. The tool is helping agri-food companies like Syngenta develop new products and services, and reshaping UK and European policy on the use of pesticides. The BEEHAVE models, developed by Professor…

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7 December 2017

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£1 million funding helps Exeter firm address cow fertility crisis

Agricultural engineering start-up, Milkalyser, has received £1 million of funding to further develop its innovative equipment that monitors the productivity of dairy cows.

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3 November 2017

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Converting waste into fuel

University of Exeter researcher Kev Hughes has been exploring the true cost-effectiveness of anaerobic digestion (AD) – the process of converting waste material into biogas that can then be burned to generate heat or electricity.

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3 November 2017

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New system could save farms money and improve bovine welfare

A system to identify lameness in cows, that could save the farming industry millions, has been developed with funding from the University to advance the commercialisation of existing or new intellectual property.

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2 December 2016

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Building partnerships to protect fish stocks

Find out how research into warming seas has led to a partnership which is changing the way we fish.

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