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About - Root Crop Consultancy Limited

Howard Hinds qualified from Nottingham Trent University in 1983 in Applied Biology. Prior to setting up his own consultancy in 2006, he has been involved in the commercial agricultural sector with potato processing agronomy, vegetable sprayer development and root crop consultancy.

The Consultancy is based in Nottinghamshire, from where it provides independent services for carrot and parsnip businesses in the East Midlands, North East and Scotland. The service is tailored to individual client needs, from comprehensive agronomic management to expert witness cases. Service charges are on a crop area or time basis, depending on the type of work required, and are offered at competitive rates. The Consultancy has a passion for root crops and is committed to delivering a service that leads to the highest levels of crop production and profitability for its clients.    

Over 10 years ago Howard Hinds pioneered the introduction of advanced Decision Support Systems to the UK, which are now operated around the UK from Cornwall to Scotland, and overseas from Jersey to Spain. With a reputation as a specialist in Blight DSS management, Howard Hinds offers a unique knowledge led service for clients involved with potatoes.

All services at Root Crop Consultancy Limited are focused on bringing benefits to clients and the environment, through specialist knowledge, innovation and sustainability …. the root to successful produce.