Blog

A selection of thoughts, observations and writings, taken from our day-to-day work and activities.

New Holland bets on methane for future tractors

It was interesting last week to take a tour of Britain’s last remaining tractor factory. It’s the New Holland plant at Basildon, east of London. In the 54 years since …

A new website for Agro Mavens

Every website’s a shopfront for the business behind it. That’s why we’re making some changes to the Agro Mavens site over the next few weeks – bigger, better, bolder – …

Turkish delight: opportunities for UK agri-supply

Sitting at the gateway to Asia, it’s the world’s seventh biggest agricultural producer, the fourth-biggest tractor market and the exporter of nearly 2,000 agricultural products to 190 countries worldwide. Oh, …

Sep 2017: A DIT passage to India

With our focus firmly on international agricultural communications, Agro Mavens was only too delighted to say ‘yes’ to an invitation from the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) to attend …

May 2017: Agtech big in Japan

While this wasn’t my first visit to Japan, it was my first trip to discover more about Japanese agriculture. Ag/Sum, organised by Nikkei Inc, focused on agritech and how disruptive …