Researchers from the James Hutton Institute are looking for arable and combined farmers to assist form a brand new cell phone app aimed toward serving to sort out on-farm greenhouse gasoline (GHG) emissions.

Farmers are invited to attend a test-drive and workshop occasion on November 9, 2023, at Glensaugh analysis farm close to Laurencekirk.

Throughout the workshop, researchers from the James Hutton Institute will show the app prototype, which, alongside on-farm sensors, will estimate GHG emissions.

In addition to this, it’s going to level to methods to cut back and assist retailer extra carbon in arable and combined programs, the institute stated.

The occasion can even characteristic a dialogue in regards to the drivers and challenges of decreasing emissions, a tour of Glensaugh – together with the institute’s Local weather-Optimistic Farming Initiative – and a speak about slicing carbon in arable farming from plant physiologist and soil scientist Prof Tim George.

Challenge chief Dr Jagadeesh Yeluripati stated: “Our aim is to offer farmers a option to determine practices which will successfully cut back their GHGs and in addition use their soil to retailer extra carbon.

“This workshop is a singular alternative to form and enhance this revolutionary know-how.

“Collectively, we will determine the driving forces behind emissions, improve usability and maximise its impression.”

The occasion on November 9 will run from morning to early afternoon and contains lunch. Farmers registering for the occasion might be paid journey bills and compensated for his or her time.

The workshop is a part of the Scottish authorities funded TRANSITION mission.