Fera regularly share news and insight around a range of subjects across the agri-food chain.

BSI partners with Fera to help improve resilience in the food industry
BSI, the business improvement company, has announced a new global partnership with Fera to improve resilience in the food industry. The relationship will be leveraged to grow access to supply chain intelligence software solutions, launch the new Kitemark™ for Food Assurance and cultivate an innovation-focused food community. Read more
Agribusiness 2020 - New Horizons for the UK Agri-food supply chain
Looking at New Horizons for the UK Agri-food supply chain and the whole of British agriculture will be the focus of this year’s Agribusiness conference which will be held on 13 November at the East of England Showground, Peterborough. Organised by the Agricultural Industries Confederation, Agribusiness 2020 is an annual event dedicated to the needs of the UK’s agrisupply businesses and related stakeholders. Read more
INSPECT - a rapid ethical alternative to chemical safety testing
If you are looking for reliable estimates for a wide range of (eco)toxicological endpoints where experimental data is not available, derived using a range of in silico techniques in a Weight of Evidence approach, all with a rapid turnaround, then look no further than INSPECT. Read more
Fera Specialist Identifies New Thrips Pest For Saint Helena
St Helena is a remote volcanic outpost in the South Atlantic Ocean and a UK Overseas Territory (UKOT)... Read more
Tomato growers must remain vigilant
ToBRFV, a Tobamovirus; is a robust virus which is transmittable by contact and can therefore be spread through mechanical contact such as direct plant to plant contact, tools, clothing and even bumblebees. Read more
2019 KTN Agri-Tech Investment Showcase – 14th October 2019
The third annual KTN Agri-Tech Investment Showcase was held on Monday 14th... Read more
Break with Convention– Join the Soil Revolution
Join a growing number of farmers who have been able to look at things differently by making the best in field decisions with the Big Soil Community Read more
Master’s Research Projects Being Studied at Fera
I am in my fourth year of studying towards a Master’s degree in Chemistry at the University of York, and chose to write my final-year research project while working in industry Read more
Training biosecurity staff from the Caribbean UK Overseas Territories
The UKOTs support a diverse range of unique ecosystems and habitats that sustain many rare and threatened plant and animal species. These are highly vulnerable to the introduction of invasive alien species Read more
New apprentices join the Fera team.
In September 2019, three new apprentices joined the Plant team at Fera. During their two years in the Plant Protection Programme (PPP) they will gain A Level 4 HNC in Applied Biology, a Level 3 Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship, as well as a.... Read more

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