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Exploring new ways to feed the world

In the face of climate change we must develop new, resilient crops. Yields must also increase to feed the additional two billion people expected by 2050. Future Food addresses the challenge of…

From  Deborah Storey on June 19th, 2017 0 likes 1,034 plays 0  

Sacred Calendars; Rogationtide with Alison Milbank

Rogationtide is the Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday before Ascension Thursday: it was, and to some extent still is, a time when God’s blessing was asked upon the springtime and the work in the…

From  Simon Barnett on September 10th, 2014 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Sacred Calendars; Plough Sunday with Alison Milbank

In a world where we think of work as being a Monday to Friday affair, where food comes from a shop, and where ‘work’ and ‘religion’ belong in separate compartments, a festival…

From  Simon Barnett on September 10th, 2014 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Nitrogen-fixing bacteria helps crops to 'feed' themselves

World changing technology developed by experts at The University of Nottingham enables crops to take nitrogen from the air reducing the use of expensive and environmentally damaging fertilisers.

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Global Food Security and Efficient Plants

How are scientists working to double global food production by 2050? The University of Nottingham is producing world-class research into producing nutrition-efficient plants, as part of a wider look…

From  Digital Communications on June 14th, 2013 0 likes 21 plays 0  

Gwawr Parry - BSc Agriculture

Gwawr enjoys the practical modules that are offered on the course.

From  Digital Communications on June 13th, 2013 0 likes 630 plays 0