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Case Studies

19
Jun

AgTech Mobile App Development ~ Labour Efficiency Study

AgTech Mobile App Development ~ Labour Efficiency Study Brief:  The client, Teagasc, wanted to measure labour efficiency on Irish dairy farms.  A Time & Motion study was required to measure how long it took individual farmers to complete daily routines such as milking, calf feeding, spreading fertiliser, etc. Solution:  A mobile phone app was developed...
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19
Jun

Quantitative Survey ~ Online Survey ~ Phone Survey ~ Face to Face Survey

Quantitative Survey ~  Online Survey ~  Phone Survey ~ Face to Face Survey The Brief:  The client, the University of Limerick, required quantitative data from Irish farmers from various segments.  They were trying to establish how risk-adverse farmers were and what, if any, steps farmers would be prepared to take to mitigate these risks.  Solution: ...
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19
Jun

Market Research ~ AgTech ~ Project Evaluation

Brief: The client, Tralee Institute of Technology, wished to identify the current level of data acquisition and analysis within the agricultural sector, specifically targeting livestock management, and also to identify future requirements in this area.   Solution:  A comprehensive review was undertaken of the Irish AgTech market with a view to capturing all of the pertinent...
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19
Jun

Market Research / Product Validation / Product Evaluation Online Survey / Focus Group

Market Research / Product Validation / Product Evaluation   Online Survey / Focus Group Brief:  The client, TAMA, is the market leader in the provision of netting products for round bales.  They wanted to establish perceptions of their product range and potential changes in the market.   Solution:  A mixture of quantitative and qualitative surveys were deployed....
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19
Jun

Farmer Focus Group Market Research ~ Agricultural Market Research

Farmer Focus Group Market Research ~ Agricultural Market Research Brief:  The client, Nutribio, manufactures proprietary animal nutrition products for top organisations in the global agri-business industry.  They wanted to establish the view of farmers with regard to their range of calf health products.  They had a number of newly developed products they wanted to go...
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19
Jun

Agricultural research using case studies ~ Sustainability Study

Agricultural research using case studies ~ Sustainability Study Brief:  The client, the National Rural Network, required a policy document on rainwater harvesting on Irish farms to feed into the next round of national policy discussions.   Solution:  After meeting with the client it was agreed that, due to the very limited number of farms harvesting rainwater,...
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19
Jun

Agricultural research using case studies / AgTech

Agricultural research using case studies / AgTech Brief:  The client, Lely, is a leading multinational manufacturer of robotic milking systems.  Even though AMS (automatic milking systems) have been mainstream in Europe for many years, it was still seen as a disrupter in the Irish market. Therefore, the client was looking for independent verification of the...
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19
Jun

Collation of on-farm data ~ Online collection of farming data ~ AgTech

Collation of on-farm data ~ Online collection of farming data ~ AgTech  Brief:  The client, Teagasc, required collation of on-farm data, specifically looking at sustainability, from a range of commercial dairy farms located throughout Ireland.  This data would be used as part of a Pan-European research project.   Solution:  After agreement with the client on data...
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12
Jun

Agrarbereich Forschung Irland

Brauchen Sie Informationen uber den irischen Agrarbereich? Waeren Sie daran interessiert, ein neues Produkt oder einen neuen Service in Irland einzufuehren? Acorn Agriculture Research unternimmt landwirtschaftliche Forschung, Marktforschung, Forschung und Entwicklung, Kundengutachten und landwirtschaftliche Datavergleiche. Wir sind Marktfuehrer in unserem Bereich und arbeiten zusammen mit dem staatlichen Forschungsinstitut, Universitaeten, grossen und kleinen Landwirtschaftsfirmen, Bauerngewerkschaften und Ausbildungsagenturen. Was uns...
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12
Jun

Landwirtschaftlich Forschung Irland

Brauchen Sie Informationen uber den irischen Agrarbereich? Waeren Sie daran interessiert, ein neues Produkt oder einen neuen Service in Irland einzufuehren? Acorn Agriculture Research unternimmt landwirtschaftliche Forschung, Marktforschung, Forschung und Entwicklung, Kundengutachten und landwirtschaftliche Datavergleiche. Wir sind Marktfuehrer in unserem Bereich und arbeiten zusammen mit dem staatlichen Forschungsinstitut, Universitaeten, grossen und kleinen Landwirtschaftsfirmen, Bauerngewerkschaften und Ausbildungsagenturen. Was uns...
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12
Jun

Sustainability Trials and Studies

future proofing soil nutrient levels impact on new techniques monoculture energy inputs
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12
Jun

Animal Drug Trials and Studies

With almost a decade, we at Acorn Agricultural Research, have the experience of bringing in animal health trials data for the state research agencies. Importantly, we know how to harvest this data with minimum inconvenience to farmers.   We have the technical ability to interact with traditional farmer recording systems to give you exactly the data you...
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12
Jun

Animal Health Studies

At Acorn Agricultural Research, we have beind involved in animal health studies for the state research agencies for the past eight years. Importantly, we know how to harvest this data with minimum inconvenience to farmers.   We have the technical ability to interact with traditional farmer recording systems to give you exactly the data you need. Why not contact...
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12
Jun

Animal Health Trials

At Acorn Agricultural Research, we have the experience of bringing in animal health trials data for the state research agencies for the past eight years. Importantly, we know how to harvest this data with minimum inconvenience to farmers.   We have the technical ability to interact with traditional farmer recording systems to give you exactly the data...
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12
Jun

Customer Satisfaction

An unsatisfield customer will soon be an ex-customer… Your customers are the life blood of your business.  Why not give your business a health check with a customer satisfaction survey?    At Acorn Agricultural Research we can provide customer satisfaction surveys via multipal channells. E-mail Web (we can also integrate a survey into your web...
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12
Jun

Market Intelligence in Agriculture

Market Intelligence is the key to successful marketing. Whatever other efforts one makes, unless they are based on good intelligence thay are unlikely to be fruitful. With careful research we are able to provide your enterprise with the market intelligence if needs in order to make decisions that yield good outcomes. With over 20 years...
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12
Jun

Market Research in the Agricultural Sector

In an increasingly competitive environment, we can help you identify and evaluate opportunities in the agriculatural sector. New crops, new methods, new markets, vertical integration… Customer relationship managment – including automation… Our knowledge of the agricultural sector, combined with our data capture and collation abilites mean we are a cost effective and efficient source of...
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12
Jun

Farming Research and Development

We specialise in agricultural research and undertake research projects in Ireland and across Europe. We work with both state and private research agencies. Our knowledge of the agricultural sector, combined with our data capture and collation abilites mean we are a cost effective and efficient source of information. What makes us different is our indept...
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12
Jun

Dairy Farm Business Administration

On foot of a request by a number of Dairy Discussion Groups for a presentation on business administration on dairy farms, we put together a half day training course.  The course has been extremely well received by these groups, which are some of the most formidable discussion groups in the country. Business administration on dairy farms...
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