Networks & Projects

The Yield Enhancement Networks

YEN Zero

The industry commitment to reaching Net-Zero carbon emissions by 2040 will require substantial reductions in the greenhouse gas intensity of crop products, as well as increased storage of carbon… more

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.

Leading farms and research trials for oilseed rape often achieve in excess of 5… 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 Yield Testing

Since the YEN began in 2012, the farmers, advisors and scientists involved have… more