Tom Overbury

Principal Lecturer in Farm Mechanisation
Tom Overbury

Position

Principal Lecturer in Farm Mechanisation

Qualifications

BSc (Cranfield), MIAgrE

Contact details

tom.overbury@rau.ac.uk

Tel: 01285 652531

Biography

University responsibilities

  • Course manager for Foundation Degree in Agriculture and Farm Management
  • Course manager for BASIS courses
  • Member of Academic Board

Research

Research interests

  • Mechanical management of conservation grazing
  • Invisible fencing and virtual cattle grids
  • Machinery development for management of sites with high environmental value

Teaching

Programme manager

  • FdSc Agriculture and Farm Management

Teaching interests:

  • Farm machinery management
  • Pesticide application
  • Agricultural policy