Derek is the Business Sector Lead: AgriFood at the James Hutton Institute and is responsible for developing the research opportunities on agriculture, food and drink supply and value chains, production systems, biomass, waste valorisation and the (bio)circular economy.
Food & Drink Innovation
Food and Drink Production
Area of Strategic Research Programme
Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available
Theme 2: Productive and sustainable land management and Rural Economies
2.1.8 Novel crops
2.1 - Crop and Grassland Production and Disease Control