“It was our pleasure to welcome back Her Royal Highness, who has always taken a keen interest in our work to develop sustainable farming methods and technologies. Working with the restrictions required to keep everybody safe, we were able to showcase our work on autonomous farming systems in the field and introduce the Chancellor to key team members and a small number of our students."
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“We were working in a perfect hectare, which was flat and fenced off, which is not representative of the fields our farmers are working in every day. They have to tackle telegraph poles, hills, ditches and public footpaths. The fields in our new 35-hectare farm will also provide us with these challenges. But like any farmer we are beholden to the bad weather."