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Innovation Sites

Farming Connect Innovation Sites operate in conjunction with academic research projects from some of Wales’ top agri-education establishments


Projects established at these sites, receive significant input from sector specialists and academics. They are at the forefront of research and development within agriculture and forestry to provide you with cutting edge information and intelligence.

Our Innovation Sites are listed on the map.

Gelli Aur 

Llandeilo, SA32 8NJ

Innovation site project: Silage Efficiency - Field to Feed 


Ffordd Clynnog, Caernarfon, LL54 5DU

Innovation site project: Evaluating the performance and productivity of the Welsh and Hybrid pig


Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth SY23 3EE

Innovation site project: Toward precision farming in ruminant livestock - Developing novel techniques to phenotype the animal


Henfaes Research Centre, Bangor University, Abergwyngregyn, LL33 0LB

Innovation site project: Agroforestry


Peithyll, Capel Dewi, Aberystwyth, SY23 3HU

Innovation site project: Later lambing – a viable option for Welsh sheep farmers?


Coleg Cambria Llysfasi, Ruthin Road, Ruthin, LL15 2LB

Innovation site project: Evaluating the role of sire genetics in lamb mortality


Pwllpeiran Upland Research Centre, Cwmystwyth, Aberystwyth, SY23 4AB

Innovation site project: Sustainable production in the uplands


Trawsgoed Farm, Trawscoed, Aberystwyth, SY23 4LL

Innovation site project: Utilising GPS devices to detect lameness in dairy cows