Farm-PEP

Farm-PEP

DanielKindred submitted a new resource:

Farm-PEP - Farm Performance Enhancement Partnerships

Farm-PEP is a collaboration between multiple partners, including ADAS, The Farming Forum and Agri-techE. It is supported by Innovate UK and aims to co-design a web solution to connect knowledge exchange in agriculture. Our ambition is to enable farmers, advisors, industry and researchers to share ideas, experiences and results to provide robust & relevant messages on what works, and what doesn't.

To find out more and to get involved in the co-design of this visit...

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We have an Innovate UK grant to get started ... but we need to come up with a business model that will sustain it in the long term (like TFF). I've put some ideas here - https://www.yen.adas.co.uk/news/farm-pep-possible-business-models

Current thinking is that we can include pages from commercial companies talking about their products or services that they would pay for hosting, like having a stand at an agricultural show. This could pay for the running of the site so it is free for users.

But very interested in others views of what funding models could work?
 
We have an Innovate UK grant to get started ... but we need to come up with a business model that will sustain it in the long term (like TFF). I've put some ideas here - https://www.yen.adas.co.uk/news/farm-pep-possible-business-models

Current thinking is that we can include pages from commercial companies talking about their products or services that they would pay for hosting, like having a stand at an agricultural show. This could pay for the running of the site so it is free for users.

But very interested in others views of what funding models could work?
 

Speculative coverage on the gene editing consultation response

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Speculative coverage on the gene editing consultation response

Written by Defra Press Office

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There has been coverage today in the I and the Guardian, reporting on speculation around the upcoming government response to the recent Gene Editing consultation, which closed on 17th March.

A full government response, which will include a thorough analysis and summary of the responses to the consultation and which will set out our next steps, will be published in due course.

Gene editing has the ability to harness the genetic resources that mother nature has provided, such as breeding...
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