Echo was delighted to support the Agri-EPI Centre, on its research on understanding how and why farmers are using agri-tech, identify which barriers to its use and explore future technologies farmers could need.
The findings from our research with 385 farmers interviewed in the UK, reveals that most UK farmers are using agri-tech (78%), with top reasons being to increase productivty and profitability. However, just over a third (35%) are confident that technology will help them reach net zero carbon emissions.
Infographic of the key findings from the Agri-EPI Centre Agri-Tech survey:
Source: The Agri-EPI Centre
For futher information, read Agri-EPI Centre's full release here.