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    Official Launch to open Europe’s Largest Mesocosm
    Kevin Hollinrake, member of parliament for Thirsk and Malton has officially launched the first fully flow-through, edge of field waterbody safety assessment facility in Europe at an exclusive event in York. The E-Flows mesocosm, a ground breaking project designed and developed by Translational science and research organisation Fera Science Ltd in partnership with CHAP (Centre for Crop Health and Protection) and supported by Innovate UK, will be managed and operated by Fera for use by the chemical industry and researchers, supporting the race to support the protection of natural capital and our environment. Read more
    Fera and CHAP take the lead in agri-food sustainability and productivity says key MPs
    Three members of the EFRA (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) Select Committee spent a day at National Agri-Food Innovation Campus (NAFIC) near York to see the very latest science and technology being developed to support sustainable intensification of farming to increase the UK’s food security and competitiveness in international agri-food export markets. Read more
    Pyrethroid resistance in willow-carrot aphid
    A sample of willow-carrot aphids collected from Cow Parsley in North Yorkshire by Larissa Collins in May 2014 have been found to be resistant to lambda-cyhalothrin by Steve Foster (Rothamsted Research), while screening aphid samples for an AHDB funded project. Read more
    Why the Agri-Tech Centres Exist & Fera's Role
    John Chinn explains the huge importance the Agri-Tech centres will have on the UK agriculture industry and the desperate need for an 'industrial revolution'. Read more

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