Find out more about Crop Advisors
Crop Advisors was formed by an alliance of independent agronomy businesses to offer group buying benefits to their clients. The individual agronomy businesses provide on farm advice to their respective clients under their own business name and structure.
The farmer members therefore have the advantage of receiving their advice through their chosen independent agronomist whilst being able to benefit from the increased purchasing power of the combined client membership.
The group purchasing services are provided by the Crop Advisors office team located in Hampshire.
The agronomists work together technically to ensure that they are at the forefront of the rapid technical developments emerging in the industry. Close liaison with independent research institutes, government and farm levy projects, are maintained to ensure growers are kept well informed.
In no way do we wish to be just a "buying group" and by maintaining an integrated approach of a confidential discipline between owner/manager and ourselves, with a practical awareness of the fields and crops involved, we believe we can secure the optimum savings to our members.
We provide a wide range of services:
Computerised recommendations provided by your chosen independent Agronomist, unbiased advice ranging from full crop walking packages to second opinion telephone back up.
Cross Compliance, Environmental, Common Agricultural Policy Advice
Up to date guidance on the latest key issues affecting your farm business including soil and waste management farm plans.
Group Purchasing Of Major Arable Inputs
Seeds, fertilisers and agrochemicals at the most competitive prices possible.
Extensive computer ordering capabilities for rapid processing of orders.
Group discounts available for SOYL and Rhiza services. Close Liaison on a technical interpretation level with both companies ensures the investment in this technology maximises the savings available.
Fuel And Ancillary Product Purchasing
For members requiring additional commodity product purchasing this service is outsourced at discounted membership rates exclusive to Crop Advisors members.
Variable Cost Appraisal
Assessment and appraisal of variable input costs across all commodities, cost comparisons by active ingredient / formulation.
Regular market reports providing purchasing guidance and market intelligence. Email alerts on market opportunities and best buy advice.
Crop Gross Margin Guide
An annually produced guide for all major crops giving detailed budgeting information to aid members in deciding which crop rotations are most profitable and suitable for their farm.
Spray operator training events to gain NRoSO and BASIS points.
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By working closely with our alliance agronomists and by focusing our group purchasing on agrochemicals, fertiliser and seed, we are able to source the best products for the job at the most competitive prices. Our aim is to ensure we make the farmers business more profitable.
Crop Advisors is fully independent and takes no commission from transactions made between a member and any supplier We are fully regulated and bound by the conditions of the Association of Independent Crop Consultants.
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