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Article summarising Week 1 and looking ahead to Week 2 of the course: Innovation in arable farming
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Congratulations, you’ve completed the first week of Innovation in Arable Farming: Technologies for Sustainable Farming Systems.

This week you’ve been introduced to the three pillars framework for sustainability and you’ve considered how precision farming and digital solutions can support the sustainable intensification of food production. You’ve also heard a number of different farmers talk about their experiences of adopting innovative technology on their farms and how this led to improvements in their farm businesses.

On a practical note, you’ve had the opportunity to contribute to discussions, and share your own thoughts while identifying potential benefits and challenges of introducing more technology into your business and adapting it to suit your own farming context.

Please continue to contribute and leave your thoughts in the comments sections.

Next Week

In Week 2, you’ll be looking in more detail at precision farming technologies. You’ll consider the potential financial benefits that can be achieved through the use of these techniques and hear more from our group of farmers as they continue to share their experiences of using innovative agri-tech.

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