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Soils And Crop

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.


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Peter Lindsay

Senior Consultant

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Hugh Ironside

Senior Consultant

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Chris McDonald

Senior Agricultural Consultant

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Donald Dunbar

Senior Consultant

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David Ross

Senior Consultant

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Dr Fiona Burnett

Group Manager - Crop & Soils Systems

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Dr Andy Evans

Team Leader - Applied Practice Team

Agronomy services

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

Crop publications

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Access downloads of our various crop-related publications.

Crop clinic

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

Soil Analysis


Find out more about Soil Analysis and order your Soil Heath Test kit online.