Business Secretary calls for new tech revolution in agriculture

Business Secretary Greg Clark announces £90 million for agri-tech in a keynote speech to the National Farmers’ Union Conference.

  • new £90 million investment to bring together AI, robotics and earth observation to improve supply chain resilience in the agri-food sector
  • UK agri-tech sector contributes £14.3 billion to UK economy, employing 500,000 people, with companies and researchers developing pioneering technologies from farming drones to 3D printing
  • helping to fuel rural growth, create high-skilled jobs and open up new export opportunities as part of the Industrial Strategy

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22nd February 2018