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Where there’s muck, there’s brass

Science finally unearths why soil carbon is so valuable

30 Jun 2020

SHAKE Climate Change Fund Announces Its First Investments

Three agri-tech start-ups will each get £140k – but the expert mentoring will be priceless

25 Jun 2020

Researcher makes internet appeal after Covid-19 stymies her research

Farmers needed for short survey on beetles

20 Apr 2020

Down, but not out

Fifty-year study shows the rise then fall of moths - but it's no 'insectageddon'

6 Nov 2019

Building Africa’s resilient agricultural future

New international partnership aims to help nurture Morocco's scientific talent.

5 Mar 2019

Earthworm research spurs farmers to act

Mixed findings from first comprehensive worm survey of England's farmland.

21 Feb 2019


Permission sought from Defra to run a series of trials using genetically modified Camelina plants.

8 Feb 2019

Calling all farmers: do you want to test your own theories?

Thought up, co-designed, and run by farmers, all selected FarmInn projects will receive up to £3000.

6 Feb 2019


The Institute has convened an international group of experts to help it evaluate the quality of its science and assess the benefits of its research.

24 Jan 2019


Snap up one of three Rothamsted studentships funded through NERC’s Envision programme

12 Dec 2018

Healthy soil lifts weight

Managing soil by well-designed grazing is the key to an animal’s growth and wellbeing, shows new research that links soil health, pasture value and sustainable production.

13 Apr 2018

Soil fails climate challenge

Long-term field experiments at Rothamsted Research, dating back as far as 1843, prove that modern carbon emissions cannot be locked in the ground to halt global warming.

28 Feb 2018

Bats: barometer of change

Surprising results from a unique bat study in the US reveal shifting behavioural patterns due to environmental change that could have far-reaching implications for agriculture globally.

13 Feb 2018

The BBSRC invest in Rothamsted Research’s science strategy

BBSRC invests £50.9M in support of excellent agricultural science at Rothamsted Research to address grand challenges faced by farmers and society for the sustainability of food production and the environment.

10 Apr 2017