Through the collaboration, new and existing partners will be able to tap into the experts in ADAS and SRUC – which includes SAC Consulting – and their specialist consultancy and diagnostic services as well as education and training courses. The joint venture will also be the vehicle for more collaborative research.
The joint venture will operate in fields such as agriculture and climate change; soil health, synthesis of evidence to support policy development, environmental modelling and genomics; sustainable diets and food production systems, animal welfare and sustainable food supply.
ADAS has over 400 staff delivering in 60 specialist subjects across England and Wales. SRUC, through SAC Consulting, have 24 offices across Scotland and Northern England and offer a range of specialisms in soil nutrition, livestock and agronomy, branding and marketing of food products and analytical testing.