Robots - including the Vege‑bot, which can handle and cut iceberg lettuces with the same handling care as human harvesters - could soon become the future face of agricultural engineering, say experts.
A Wisbech-based business is celebrating after being awarded £50,000 funding from the Eastern Agri-Tech Growth Initiative.
A guide price of nearly £5 million has been placed on a 467 acre farm in March that has been put up for sale.
MEP Vicky Ford claims G’s of Ely – Europe’s largest salad grower- will move their headquarters out of Cambridgeshire to the continent if Britain votes to leave the EU.
Some objections raised by Fenland Council to an anaerobic digester at Wimblington- now subject to a fresh appeal- are to be dropped.