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UK Research project to tackle uneven airflow in potato storages

A new two year research project will harness the latest aeronautic industry technology to develop testing tools that will help crop store owners to optimise the efficiency of their premises. The £800,000 project is 70% funded by The Technology Strategy Board and is “industry led”, with lead partner being Crops Systems Limited, the leading store designer and developer. Other partners are: Branston (crop store operator); Stored Crop Conservation (fogging); Farm Energy Centre (energy efficiency); The Technology Research Centre Ltd (CFD and design software) and Aceto Agrochemicals Chemicals Corporation Ltd (CIPC deposition). More