Harper Adams

Ag-tech experts and growers to create prototype robotic lettuce harvester

Ag-tech experts and growers to create prototype robotic lettuce harvester

Work is underway in the UK to develop a robotic solution to horticultural labour shortages to help secure the harvest...

July 22, 2021

Agricultural sustainability scientist Jude Capper appointed to Harper Adams professorship

Agricultural sustainability scientist Jude Capper appointed to Harper Adams professorship

Eminent agricultural sustainability scientist Dr. Jude Capper has been appointed to a new professorship in sustainable beef at Harper Adams...

May 17, 2021

First UK school of sustainable food and farming set to be created at Harper Adams

First UK school of sustainable food and farming set to be created at Harper Adams

Plans are in progress to develop the UK’s first school of sustainable food and farming at Harper Adams University. Supported...

March 30, 2021

Agricultural colleges to continue online teaching into new academic year

Agricultural colleges to continue online teaching into new academic year

Several agricultural colleges across the UK have announced plans to continue online teaching into the new 2020-2021 academic year. Practical...

June 14, 2020

Harper Adams team wins the Institute of Agricultural Management Farmplanner contest

Harper Adams team wins the Institute of Agricultural Management Farmplanner contest

A team of Harper Adams University final-year students have won the annual Institute of Agricultural Management Farmplanner contest. The competition,...

May 23, 2020

Paul Hemingway named as the new president of IAgrE

Paul Hemingway named as the new president of IAgrE

A visiting engineering lecturer at Harper Adams University has been named as the new president of the Institution of Agricultural...

May 18, 2020

UK agricultural university offers drones to disinfect Covid-19 hotspots

UK agricultural university offers drones to disinfect Covid-19 hotspots

An English agricultural university has offered to deliver drone sprayer training to qualified emergency services drone pilots, to enable them...

April 18, 2020

Harper Adams University unveils new sheep feeding research centre

Harper Adams University unveils new sheep feeding research centre

Harper Adams University has unveiled a new state-of-the-art sheep feeding unit, featuring equipment donated by Asda. The facility will allow...

October 5, 2019

Harper Adams announces 2019 honorary degree recipients

Harper Adams announces 2019 honorary degree recipients

Four prominent individuals from the British and Irish agri-food sector have been selected for honorary degrees from Harper Adams University....

September 9, 2019

Applications open for new veterinary pathway at Harper Adams

Applications open for new veterinary pathway at Harper Adams

Harper Adams has created a new route for students who miss out on, or are not quite ready for vet...

August 8, 2019

Applications open for £5,000 Ag-science scholarship

Applications open for £5,000 Ag-science scholarship

Applications are now open for a prestigious £5,000 scholarship aimed at supporting Masters students studying Agricultural Sciences and Production Systems...

July 27, 2019

Hands Free Hectare to expand to 35ha site

Hands Free Hectare to expand to 35ha site

The UK’s award-winning Hands Free Hectare project has received funding from Innovate UK to create a whole hands-free farm. The...

May 22, 2019

New Harper veterinary school appoints first head

New Harper veterinary school appoints first head

A new English veterinary school, set up as a joint venture between Harper Adams and Keele University, has appointed its first...

May 12, 2019

Harper Adams leaps a huge 21 places in national league table

Harper Adams leaps a huge 21 places in national league table

British agricultural university Harper Adams had managed to leapfrog a huge 21 places in one of the main national league...

May 5, 2019

UK salad trial aims for year-round growth

UK salad trial aims for year-round growth

Baby leaf greens may be grown in the UK all year round thanks to a collaborative project involving Harper Adams...

April 29, 2019

Researchers analyse viability of Hands Free Hectare…but does it stack up?

Researchers analyse viability of Hands Free Hectare…but does it stack up?

An economic analysis of Hands Free Hectare is set to provide the first concrete evidence that crop robots will help...

April 18, 2019

‘Grazed grass isn’t that environmentally friendly’

‘Grazed grass isn’t that environmentally friendly’

Grazed grass and other forage-based diets are more likely to lead to higher levels of greenhouse gas production, according to...

March 31, 2019

UK aphid project on the agenda of prestigious society

UK aphid project on the agenda of prestigious society

Final year Agriculture student Dan Hawes is to have his work on an important aphid crop pest presented at the...

March 30, 2019