Oat Growth Guide PublishedTo ensure growers and agronomists have the best available information, a consortium of leading industry and academic partners came together to form the Opti-Oat project. Under the leadership of PepsiCo and with co-funding from Innovate UK and BBSRC this project has developed the first UK Oat Growth Guide.
Enhancing Environmental ProtectionIn early March Environment Systems Ltd ran a workshop involving staff from the government of the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) and the National Parks Trust of the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Delegates studied techniques to uncover the hidden value that the environment can provide.
Agri-Environment Monitoring and EvaluationWorking as part of a consortium we have recently won three agri-environment monitoring and evaluation projects under the Defra/Natural England ESME framework. The schemes are important as they provide funding to farmers to farm in a way that supports biodiversity and enhances the landscape.
LANDMAP - A National Landscape Resource for Wales Environment Systems has been contributing to LANDMAP for over thirteen years, specifically in creating the landscape habitat layers, sitting on the LANDMAP steering group as Landscape Habitats expert and helping to design and implement the LANDMAP monitoring system.
New Coastal Monitoring Projects In 2019 we are delivering re-surveys of the South West including the Isles of Scilly as well as a section of the North East coast running from the Scottish border to Flamborough Head. The project covers the mapping of all coastal and terrestrial priority habitats.
Drone Data Capture Over the past 5 years we have developed an impressive capability of data analytics based on the use of rotary and fixed wing platforms, multiple sensors and data processing workflows.