Crop Services

Our Crop Consultancy Service is closely linked to our applied research programmes, ensuring that customers are given the most up to date and market-led information.

Customers can choose from a wide range of services. Our consultants will work closely with them to ensure an optimum solution for their specific needs.

Our crop consultants provide services to all sectors of the crops industry including trade suppliers, primary producers, processors and accreditation bodies

Agronomy Services

Oilseed rape field

The need for excellent, practical, independent agronomic advice based on the best scientific research and sound economics has never been greater.

Crop Clinic

Crop Closeup

The Crop Clinic provides detailed, up-to-date information on pests, weeds and diseases affecting crops in Scotland, along with integrated crop management solutions.

Arable Monitor Farm

Harvested crop

Launched in November, 2007, the Lothian & Borders Arable Monitor Farm project is at Woodhead Farm, near Gifford, East Lothian and is part of a network of 15 established monitor farms across Scotland.

Crop Advice A-Z

Wheat Closeup

A directory of detail and concise advice from our team of crop specialists.

Crop Publications

Potato drills

Downloads of our various crop-related publications can be accessed here in PDF format.

Sampling Guide

Digging Sampling

A handy guide to taking samples in order to test for pests and diseases.