Free online taster session: IOBC-WPRS PR-IR 2022: Priming the Future for Healthy Plants
We would like to invite you to this FREE online conference on climate change and its impacts on plant resistance against pests and diseases. 11am, 22nd September 2021.
New map shows where millions of UK residents struggle to access food
In one out of every six local authorities, rates of hunger are more than 150 per cent the national average. Shockingly, in one in 10 local authorities, the rate is almost double, according to new research by the University of Sheffield.
Researchers highlight importance of engaging farmers and landowners to help meet the UK’s biodiversity targets
The House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee is set to release a report on biodiversity in the UK today (30th June), including recommendations from researchers at the Universities of Sheffield and Reading.
Sheffield scientists develop climate-resilient beans that reduce water usage
Scientists from the University of Sheffield’s Institute for Sustainable Food have engineered beans that could use up to 40 per cent less water, taking a huge step forward in finding ways to help agriculture to thrive in a rapidly changing climate.