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Kit Franklin

Agricultural Engineering Senior Lecturer, Harper Adams University

Kit Franklin is a Senior Lecturer of Agricultural Engineering at Harper Adams University. Kit’s research focuses on sustainable future farming systems with the most notable project to date being the award-winning Hands Free Hectare.

The project set out to achieve the world’s first autonomously grown cereal crop; from planting to harvesting, no person entered the Hands Free Hectare. The Hands Free Hectare has now grown to a Farm for which Kit is Principal investigator. Kit has a passion for publicising Ag Engineering and was awarded the IAgrE Presidents Award in 2021 for engineering outreach.

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Kit Franklin
Harper Adams University
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Kit Franklin

Kit's research focuses on sustainable future farming systems, with the most notable project to date being the award-winning Hands Free Hectare
United Kingdom