Prosperity Conference Speech

15th March 2018 – Prosperity Conference Speech

“Across the UK there is a wealth of innovative start-ups redefining what it means to be a farmer or a land manager, and how to farm effectively and sustainably. One company, Hummingbird Technologies uses crop mapping to identify problems in drainage, compaction, nutrition, weeds and pests before they become devastating, and it can pre-emptively detect the presence of particular diseases like potato blight and blackgrass.”

The full transcript of the speech can be found here: 15th March – Prosperity Conference Speech

https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/green-brexit-a-new-era-for-farming-fishing-and-the-environment