Grower's research work recognised


03 July 2023
Yorkshire grower wins BASIS Paul Singleton Award

YORKSHIRE potato grower MarK Denness has been awarded the BASIS Paul Singleton Award for his project on seed treatments and their potential to reduce the use of pesticides and artificial nitrogen.

He received the accolade after achieving the highest number of marks for the research element of the BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection course.

After studying agricultural engineering at Harper Adams University, Mark worked as senior designer for Sumo UK Ltd. More recently he has returned to his family farm in East Yorkshire which grows potatoes as well as cereals, oilseeds, sugar beet and maize.  

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