Specialists in vegetable agronomy
Thanks to our team of vegetable specialists, Farmacy are able to provide a comprehensive agronomy service for an extensive range of outdoor and protected crops.
From herbs, pumpkins and asparagus through to root crops and vegetable brassicas, our expert agronomists will be able to advise on the production of quality crops.
Meeting Crop Requirements
A major challenge for any crop production company is meeting retailer protocol and crop assurance requirements. We meet this challenge through our highly qualified in-field and office-based teams and using state of the art technology to the benefit of farmers and growers alike.
In touch with regulatory groups
Having regular personal contact with regulatory groups gives us great confidence in the advice we give on management of residues, issues of product approval and all aspects of user and consumer safety.
Regular personal contact with regulatory groups provide confidence in advising on issues of:
- Product approval
- Management of residues
- All aspects of user and consumer safety and crop protocols.
Our advice is always up-to-date through our involvement with:
- Research organisations including Rothamsted and the Central Science Laboratory
- Crop specialist agencies including AHDB Horticulture and PGRO
- Product suppliers.
Access to Research organisations
Ready access to research organisations such as Rothamsted and Central Science Laboratory, crop specialist agencies, including the AHDB Horticulture and PGRO as well as product suppliers, ensures that our agronomists’ on-farm advice is always absolutely up to date.
Additionally, in-field Farmacy agronomists are able to use our in-house team of vegetable experts for immediate answers to questions and for recommendations on every crop in the UK vegetable sector.
Building relationships with growers
Long-term grower and agronomist relationships, based on mutual understanding and trust, ensure agronomy advice is combined with local knowledge and experience, including specialist precision and soil assessments. Decisions taken are based on sound business principles, practical implementation and what is right for individual growers.
All Farmacy advice is completely independent of manufacturers
The advice we give is supported by the findings of our regional trial sites, giving our agronomists invaluable insight into what works best for different soil types, varieties and climates.
Contact us to find out more.