Author: Levity Crop Science

Tipping the Balance

New fertilizers listen closely to what potatoes are telling them Novel forms of fertilizer have often been dismissed as snake oil, but a new generation of products has been developed, informed by potatoes’ physiology. From a scientific point of view, fertilizer technology is still very much in its infancy. The forms widely used today have been adopted because they’re easy to source in large quantities. They have largely been designed by chemists rather than with the crop’s physiology in mind. As a result, fertilizer uptake by plants is an inefficient process, with rates of recovery for nitrogen fertilizers in...

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Indra Scoops Best Innovation at Global Innovation Awards

Lancashire-based agronomy specialist, Levity CropScience, has won the Best Innovation in Indoor Farming award at the Global Forum for Innovation in Agriculture (GFIA) Europe 2018.   Hosted in The Netherlands, GFIA Europe is an exhibition and high-level conference programme, showcasing the latest innovations and technologies for smart food production across four key areas: indoor farming and hydroponics; aquatech; livestock and animal health; and sustainable crops.   Levity CropScience won the Best Innovation in Indoor Farming award for one of its pioneering smart fertilisers, Indra, which has been proven to reduce the effects of naturally occurring stresses on crops. Indra is used...

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Levity Launch in The Philippines

United Kingdom-based, Levity CropScience, has appointed a distributor, Farmland Agriland Corp, in the Philippines, giving the Southeast Asian island access to its innovative products. Farmland Agriland Corp, based in Mindanao, will distribute five Levity products: Indra, Albina, Damu, Sulis and Lono. Agriculture is one of the most prominent industries in the Philippines, employing 32% of the population and producing 11% of the nation’s GDP. Levity is currently running trails across the largest banana plantation on the Philippine island of Mindanao, spanning more than 400,000 hectares and producing over nine million tons of bananas each year. The agricultural specialist’s products will also be used with...

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Levity finalist for it’s Export Action Plan

Levity made the final of a prestigious national competition with their export action plan. The Open to Export contest featured presentations in London by each of the finalist companies showcasing the best practice in UK exports. Levity impressed the judges with their plan, and their significant growth in markets around the world. Levity MD David Marks said “The team at Levity are very proud of our export success, and to make the final of a national contest is testimony to the hard work all our staff have put in to growing our international markets. We have also won Northern...

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Levity Shortlisted for Green Leaders National Award

Bilsborrow based agronomy specialists, Levity CropScience has been shortlisted for the 2018 BusinessGreen Leaders Awards, in the Innovation category. Levity will be judged alongside multi-national companies including Epson, Lloyd Banking Group and Bulldog Skincare. Taking place on 27 June 2018 at The Brewery, London, the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards celebrate the UK’s leading green businesses and their sustainable business models and clean technologies. Across 25 different categories, businesses, NGOs, public sector bodies and individuals are rigorously judged by a panel of sustainability professionals and green economy leaders. David Marks, Co-Managing Director, Levity CropScience, said: “Everybody at Levity is thrilled to have been...

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Levity Crop Science Shortlisted E3 Business Award

Levity Crop Science have been shortlisted for the ‘International Business Award’ in the 2018 E3 Business Awards Launched in 2013, the E3 Awards are now in their sixth year. Designed to be the North West’s most inclusive business awards, they celebrate diversity and outstanding achievement on the part of companies, charities, social enterprises and individual entrepreneurs. “The E3 Business Awards are now an established part of the regional business calendar,” said 1EM managing director Mubarak Chati. “Every year, the number and calibre of applicants has risen; finalists in this year’s event have risen to the top a pack that...

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