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Project Crystal Ball – Collaboration to Develop Live Scenario Planning

We are delighted to have won funding from UK Research and Innovation for a collaborative project with Outfield Technologies. Through Project Crystal Ball: Predict and Preserve Profitability of Orchards, we want to make our platform more relevant to top-fruit growers, further develop our crop quality models and take the first step into the exciting world of scenario planning.


UK farm data today: what are we using, and what’s next?

The world of Agriculture is fascinating, complex, opinionated, fast moving. For decades there has been an ambition that data and computing power can help the industry keep improving. As farmers we have been strongly encouraged to record, record and record data. So where do we stand today? Are these benefits happening?


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.


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. 


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.


New fertiliser season 2020

Suppliers to reward early orders

The new Nitrogen season has kicked off with early terms offered on farm. To make the right call at the right time, it’s important to understand how prices are set, and what supply chain dynamics are important. 


UK Government boosts Yagro with innovation funding

Farming to benefit from independent, farmer-first business tools

The UK's innovation funding arm, Innovate UK, will accelerate Yagro's development, focusing on a Commercial Intelligence System for farmers.