News and Events

Project Updates

  • Project Launch Article
  • CARAS Demonstration & Innovation Day - Project presence in collaboration with Coleg Cambria Llysfasi
  • Y Tir article - "Precision Livestock and Agriculture Advances – Securing our Farming Future in Wales" - (sent for publication February 2019 - Published March 2019)
  • Lambing Accelerometer trials have begun (March 2019)
  • Dairy Calf health trials are underway (March 2019)
  • National Science week 2019 allowed the communication of our research to 1740 school children, 115 teachers, 30 home ed. student and 140 members of the public to great success! (March 2019)
  • Dairy Cattle feeding trials are underway (March 2019)
  • Indoor Lambing trials concluded for data analysis (April 2019)
  • Outdoor Lambing trials underway (April 2019)
  • Outdoor Lambing trials concluded for data analysis (May 2019) 
  • Sheep parasite behavioural interaction studies underway (May 2019) 
  • High intensity parasite sampling study (June 2019)
  • Pasture nematode control trial underway (August 2019) 
  • AU parasite control behavioural recording completed (September 2019) 
  • CC parasite control behavioural recording completed (October 2019) 
  • Nematode pasture management recording completed (November 2019) 

Events and Upcoming Events 

  • Diary Tech -  Coventry (6th of February 2019)
    We will have some presence at Dairy Tech through our partners at Coleg Cambria Llysfasi.
  • Chose your future Ceredigion careers event -  - Arts Centre and Students Union Aberystwyth (19th of February 2019)
    Come and visit us to find out more about the project and careers in agricultural science based fields.
  • National Science Week - Aberystwyth University - Sports Cage - (12th -14th March 2019)
    Interactive demonstration of several aspects of the project for School pupils with an evening open to the public if you want to drop by.
  • CARAS Demonstration & Innovation Day - Builth Wells  (19th of March 2019)
    Come and find out about our project we will have a stall for both partners in the project Llysfasi and Aberystwyth University. 
  • BlasCymru TasteWales event  (20th -21st of March 2019)
    Find out more about the background of our project and the technologies involved along with other innovative agricultural projects from Aberystwyth University - Speaker Rhian Hayward
  • Cows on Tour (14th May) - Assisting Cows on Tour team at local primary schools in Aberystwyth area to deliver information on all aspects of farming from production to environmental sustainability
  • NSA Wales (21st May) - Presence at the NSA event Wales including discussing interest for a liver fluke farm status evaluation tool in progress
  • Royal Welsh Show - (July 2019)
    Project presence with more information to come
  • CPD FE college training day (July 2019) 
  • Farming Connect - Innovation and Diversification Wales - 26 September 2019
  • AU Precision Agriculture event -  (October 30th 2019)
  • Coleg Cambria Llysfasi Precision Agriculture event - TBC (January 2020)
  • AU Further education demonstration event - (November 7th- 8th 2019) 

See more from our project and IBERS agricultural schemes below!