Morley Farm’s role as the new AHDB strategic for the East of the UK has begun. Get a sense of what we are a part of and catch up on what other strategic farms have achieved already by joining regular lunchtime webinars this November.
The next of the PhD students we support to report on her study is Abi Brock. She has long held an interest in plants, and what makes them work, and now is focussed on helping crop plants to work even harder with less added fertiliser than ever before.
TMAF is currently supporting several PhD students. Ian Tsang reports on what he is doing and why and what drew him to be interested in the root hairs of wheat.
In her second report on the carbon monitoring underway in Morley sugar beet, Dr Georgina Barrett of BBRO explains what has been going well so far– and not so well – in this field.
Suzannah Harder, Postgraduate Researcher, discusses how she is investigating a little bit deeper into the varieties of sugar beet being developed to combat virus yellows, and how they perform with different strains of the virus that we find on farm.
TMAF is supporting five new PhD students. TMAF Board member Dr Steve Rawsthorne met all five PhD students as they begin their training in October 2022.
David Clarke, who carries out research at Morley, joined the throngs at the world’s biggest gathering of soil professionals and enthusiasts. He has returned inspired to try out a time-saving new soil science smartphone app a try and invites others to do the same.