We’re a self-sufficient, independent trials company, providing field trials for the government, farmer-funded bodies and private clients. We’re also home to Harper’s crop and environment research.
Find out more about about CERC’s work as an independent trials company.
As a research centre, we provide the facilities and expertise that fuels the research carried out by academic staff in the crop and environment disciplines. Research carried out by staff here includes:
We also provide many of the crop demonstrations that underpin our degree programmes and continuing professional development training.
Along with access to the university’s farm, biotechnology laboratories, engineering workshops and national network of trial sites, our facilities and equipment include:
For more information about the centre, please contact:
+44 (0)1952 815362
Dr Martin Hare
Principal Lecturer, Director of Postgraduate Research and Associate Head of Department
+44 (0)1952 815252
Professor Jim Monaghan
Professor of Crop Science / Director of the Fresh Produce Research Centre
+44 (0)1952 815425
Research notes provide explanatory summaries of our current and completed research projects, aimed at non-specialists, students and practitioners in farming and associated industries.
Harper Adams University is a partner in Food and Farming Futures, the independent, collaborative news and information source for farming and food. You can also find research notes for any of our research projects on the Food and Farming Futures website.