Agriculture is a hi tech, professional industry utilising the best of science and technology to farm sustainably. LEAF works in partnership with the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC; part of UK Research and Innovation), to help visitors understand and appreciate some of the amazing science behind British farming.
Harvest 2050 — Transforming Food Production
Science on the farm — Short video introductions
Here are four short animations introducing the topics of technology, water, soil and cutting-edge science on the farm.
Transforming farming with technology
Learn about the innovative new technology that is being employed on farms.
Water is essential for life
See how scientists and farmers work together to safeguard and manage this precious natural resource.
95% of our food supply depends on soil so healthy soil is critical for farming and society.
Cutting-edge science on the farm
Scientists are developing cutting-edge research and working with farmers to deliver food security for the future.
Science on the farm posters
This set of 10 fun and engaging posters highlights how science and technology is used in farming and food production. Funded by BBSRC, part of UK Research and Innovation, you can order a set of the large A1 posters online or download them here: