Meet the eight finalists in our 2016 Agri-Innovation Den competition. With more than 50 applications received, the judges of Briefing Media and The Co-operative Food's competition have had their work cut out choosing the finalists. We will be following their progress over the coming months. 


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Name: Rob Carter
Location: London
Innovation: fieldmargin allows farmers to create a shared, working map of their farm, helping them to make more informed day-to-day decisions and streamline communication on their land.

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Name: Richard Counsell
Location: Somerset
Innovation: Using the "wisdom of the crowd" to create a prediction market and deliver better price forcasting


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Name: Camilla Gordon
Location: London
Innovation: WeFarm is a network for small scale farmers without internet access using SMS, with 8.5m interactions on the platform to date.


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 Toby Mottram
Location: Devon
Innovation: Milkalyser aims to revolutionise dairy cow fertility management by automating the sampling and analysis for progesterone in a system. 


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Fabien Peyaud
Location: Ireland
Innovation: Herdwatch is a farm management app which allows farmers to record information in real time.


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Name: Andrew Stone
Location: Staffordshire
Innovation: Farmspace is a networking space where all in agriculture, from students to manufacturers, can build a profile to promote themselves.


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 Christopher Walmsley
Location: Shropshire
Innovation: HarvestYield's primary objective is to help agricultural contractors get paid faster, by linking directly to external accounting software. 


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Hugh Wrangham

Location: Northumberland
Innovation: Drone AG offers farmers an accessible route into drone assisted precision agriculture, combining well proven drone platforms with the latest multi-spectral sensors.