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News from YAGRO and information, insight and commentary on agtech and farming.

Early bird access now open for our new Tracker feature

Tomorrow at CropTec 21 we are officially opening Early Bird Access to our breakthrough tool for managing sales, costs, and market prices throughout the season: YAGRO Tracker. Early Bird Access will be available in the period until full feature launch in early 2022.

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Your data is your data: YAGRO’s Gold Standard for farmer data rights

With the explosion of technology on farm, data ownership has become a critical topic for UK agriculture. Our industry is maturing away from single software solutions, towards an inter-connected, intelligent network where farmers can unlock incredible value by sharing data. To safeguard this value to farmers, data ownership becomes dramatically more important – and complex. We want to lead the industry on data rights just as we do on technology and have thus updated our terms – to maintain our role as UK farming’s trusted innovators in data.

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The YAGRO Christmas Card Competition is back

Win a John Deere Tractor!

Our Christmas Card Competition is back for another year, and another John Deere tractor is up for grabs! We are looking for a creative and ‘Farming Christmas’ themed design to go out as our Christmas Card this year, so if you have a child that is 12 or under who loves to draw and like tractors - then, please send their designs into us by 9 pm on Sunday 5th December. 

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YAGRO Joins Frontier Agriculture Group of Companies

In 2015 we set out to build a company that would change the way data and information was used in farming; that would genuinely add value to a farmer’s business; and that would help the next generation of farmers apply their skills and manage their farms with full confidence. Today we are excited to share that we are supercharging our ability to deliver that vision.

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Best in Field Awards: Forage Maize - South Pickenham Estate

South Pickenham Estate has been credited with having the best variable cost of production for Forage Maize at £8.63 per tonne. We spoke to James Brown, the Farm Manager at South Pickenham, to hear how they achieved this and find out more about their future plans. 

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Best in Field Award: Beans - Fridays Ltd.

Fridays Ltd has been credited with having the best cost of production for Beans in the system at £40.81/t. We spoke to James Wrighton to find out more about how they achieved this and to hear about their future plans.

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Best in Field Awards: Spring Wheat - Pilkington Farms Partnership

Pilkington Farm Partnership has been credited with having the best cost of production for Spring Wheat in our system which they produced at £42.34/t. We spoke to Jamie Melrose to find out how they achieved this and to find out a bit more about what they have planned for the future. 

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