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

Top 5 Generic Crop Protection Products

We talk to agronomists to get their tips on the top generic crop protection products they think are proving just as effective on farmers’ crops, whilst slashing significant sums from their chemical bills.


7 tips for finding generic crop protection products that work

Chemical inputs can be one of the biggest costs for arable farms, but sticking to your usual products might not be the most cost-effective way to do business. Farmers on Yagro switching to like-for-like generic products are saving as much as 50% on their chemical bills. With a bit of research, you could do the same... Not sure how to identify which alternative products might be worth trying? Read our 7 tips to help you find generic crop protection products that work.


Agri Mythbuster: Generic Crop Protection Products

Generic crop protection products can offer growers excellent results whilst slashing thousands from their input bills, yet some farmers remain wary about switching from branded alternatives. We take a look at some of the myths behind non-branded options to help you decide whether generic products could be a money-saving option for your farm.


5 tips to get the best spot fuel price for your farm

Did you know there's typically a 5-10% spread in spot fuel prices at any given time? It's one of the biggest costs on a modern farm, yet many farmers underestimate the savings that can be found here. Try these 5 tips to make sure you’re getting the best fuel price for your farm.


HRH The Prince of Wales explores cutting edge UK agtech

YAGRO, a Cambridge-based agtech company, has received a personal invitation from the UK’s highest profile farmer, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, to visit Duchy Home Farm. The Prince, accompanied by Jes Staley, CEO of Barclays, met Yagro founders Gareth Davies, Daniel Jolly and Richard Sears at Barclays Eagle Lab in Notting Hill to discuss the financial sustainability of the farming sector and the role technology and innovation will play in its future.


What's the best way to buy your farm inputs?

As with most things in farming, there’s no one-size-fits-all solution. Farmers on Yagro buy their inputs in several different ways. We’ve selected the most popular and have taken a look at their pros and cons.