Networks & Projects

The Yield Enhancement Networks

Potato YEN

New for 2020, The Yield Enhancement Network, in collaboration with NIAB CUF will be introducing Potato YEN.

Yields vary substantially between potato crops, along with the… more

Grass YEN

Since 2017, ADAS is running a pilot Grass YEN, with industry-wide involvement. The initial aim is to test the scope for an ongoing YEN designed to identify solutions for… more

Bean YEN

The Bean YEN will enable interested bean growers to engage and benchmark their crops. In partnership with PGRO, a Bean YEN was created in 2019 to help understand the variation in… more


The Pea YEN was established in 2016 with support from PGRO and 15 commercial sponsors. The Pea YEN has sought to understand the variation in pea yields between fields, farms and… more

Oilseed YEN

In most regions of the UK, oilseed rape crops are capable of yielding around 9 tonnes of seed per hectare.

However, leading farms and research trials for oilseed rape often achieve in… more

Cereal YEN

The Cereal YEN was established in 2012, and is the longest-running Yield Enhancement Network.

By joining the Cereal YEN, you will… more

The Yield Enhancement Projects

YEN Wheat Quality Contest

The YEN Wheat Quality contest is to promote an understanding of how to produce high yielding wheat which is also of high quality.… more

YEN Nutrition

YEN Nutrition – to be launched before harvest 2020 – will be an independent network and platform for anyone seeking to improve the nutrition of arable crops including farmers, advisors, suppliers… more

YEN Yield Testing

Since the YEN began in 2012, entrants have had many ideas for enhancing yields and you can now test these through the new ‘YEN Yield Testing project’ funded by … more