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About Us

Produce Solutions Trials offer a robust and rigorous trials service to all UK potato growers and the wider industry.

 

The purpose of the business is to assist customers with the challenges faced by the ever changing agronomical and varietal needs of the industry. Produce Solutions Trials provide insights and solutions to these challenges.

The Trials team offer assistance with specific elements of potato growing trials through to the full management of a program from planning to analysis. The business has capacity to locate trials across a large range of environments and soil types in the UK.

Flexibility of location ensures that sites meet client requirements and are selected to provide clear and actionable results.

Who we Work With

The team work with a wide range of customers both large and small all with differing requirements.

The team’s wide portfolio of customers across the industry helps to bring together new ideas and skills to challenge the norm and deliver exceptional results. As a business we work closely with:

Agrochemical companies

Potato breeders

Potato growers

Crop nutrition companies

Potato processing companies

Technology companies

Our Services

Our business offers a wide range of services.

Below you’ll find many of the options that we cover. The team are happy to discuss a range of pick “n” mix solutions to meet your needs.

To find out more contact [email protected] 

• Herbicide trials

• Desiccant trials

• Nematicide trials

• Replicated plot trials and commercial scale demonstrations

• Open days

• Bespoke trials design

• Varieties trials for pre pack, salads, early bakers, processing and organic varieties

• Agronomic trials including optimum nitrogen and seed rate trials

• Comparison to commercial standard varieties

• Open days

• PCN trials

• Site and seed preparation

• Accurate hand planting and harvesting

• Emergence and canopy data

• Detailed yield distribution analysis

• Post-harvest assessments including sensory and storage

• Bespoke trials design

• Emergence and canopy data

• Detailed yield distribution analysis

• Post-harvest assessments including sensory and storage

• Open days

• Site and seed preparation

• Accurate hand planting and harvesting

• Comparison to commercial standard varieties

• Bespoke trials design

• Variety emergence and canopy data

• Detailed yield distribution analysis

• Post-harvest processing assessments including sensory and storage

• Open days

• Comparison to commercial standard varieties

• Bespoke trials design

• Data collection for technology companies

• Bio stimulant trials

• Collaboration with research institutes

• Day rate labour assistance

R&D

We have long standing relationships with UK academic and agricultural research groups.

We have access to the leading research and knowledge and can assist with on-farm development required to implement this research. With expertise in recording and management of data describing crop fundamentals we offer bespoke services to clients looking to extract value and insight from their existing data or looking for assistance in developing their use of data technologies for pro-active crop management.