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The future of farming

From drones that survey land and track livestock, to GPS-guided tractors and machinery, technology is rapidly transforming farming.

If you’re in the agri-tech business with ambitions to scale up – either domestically or internationally – let us help.

Agri-tech is becoming big business in farming. We’re seeing more and more farms improving productivity and efficiency with tech such as:

  • Drones
  • Sensors
  • Robotics
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Modularisation
  • Precision agriculture

From inception to R&D, prototyping and finding your first customers, our team of experts and extensive network can help you develop your product.

As well as everyday banking and lending services, we can also support you with grant applications and give you access to our High Growth & Entrepreneurs network. You’ll benefit from access to specialist teams, such as technology, media and telecoms, manufacturing, transport and logistics, and retail and wholesale as well as high growth specialists – all to help you scale up your business and generate sales.

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Our vision

We want to support the agricultural industry to improve efficiency and become even more competitive in providing food, for both the UK and the global market.

Supporting agri-tech start-ups and scale-ups in getting their products to a wider market is an essential foundation for achieving this.

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Green bank

We recognise the need to support companies of all sizes across a breadth of sectors to fulfil their green ambitions. So we’ve created a range of tailored products, which represent real innovation in the evolving green finance market. Talk to us about UK and international Green Loans, Green Asset Finance and Green Bonds.

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Agricultural finance

Helping you finance your farming business

From our agriculture fund and agricultural mortgages, to short-term finance to help you through challenging markets, we have a range of products to help you sustain or grow your business.

Articles and case studies

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Technology in agriculture

The impact of smartphones and apps on farming

Mike Hambly is a fast-moving farmer with an app for everything. See how smartphones are changing the way he manages his business.

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