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.
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.
Planet to Plate: a festival of talks, performances and live events
Want to see music performances, learn how to grow food using old mattress foam, explore inside Sheffield's new aquaponics mini-farm, or see how an artist, drag queen and a scientist are raising awareness of emissions in agriculture? Here's how...
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.