World class science
The UK has highly-skilled talent and a proven ability to develop and bring to market new products and solutions to support global advances in agriculture.
Farmers can draw on UK innovation to improve farming systems by reducing inputs, and maximising yields and profits, whilst having less impact on the environment.
Dynamic business environment
The UK provides a springboard to global markets by encouraging research and development (R&D) and innovation through tax credits, tax relief and patents, and its strong intellectual property protection.
The UK is developing products and services for farm animal production and pet care – including those for animal welfare, and the prevention, detection, characterisation, management, and treatment of diseases.
The UK is harnessing technologies and practice to support intensive farming of fish, shellfish, plants and algae in freshwater, coastal waters and onshore.
The UK is breeding crops for cultivation by growers to produce quality food, fibre and fuel through the scientific study of plants, including their growth, structure, physiology, reproduction, ecology and pathology.