Crop Systems Ltd is the UK’s premiere developer of both box and bulk crop stores thanks to a unique combination of assets:
- Innovative store design that makes optimum use of the space available.
- Unique/patented components and systems keep stored crops in optimum condition while minimising energy use and environmental impact.
- A ‘Total Project Management’ service – we manage your store’s development from start to finish.
SmartStor™ / SmartSola™
SmartStor™ / SmartSola™ enables owners to monitor and manage their facilities on their mobile device from anywhere.
TaperStor™ uses tapering ducts throughout the store to maintain even airflow throughout the store.
WarmStor™ is an innovative box store than enables potatoes to be warmed gently prior to processing.
PosiStor™ uses positive ventilation to ensure box stores are both effective in storing potatoes and economic to run.
Crop Systems Ltd manufactures top quality refrigeration systems that optimise efficiency and minimise costs.
Crop systems carries out full design and construction of grain stores.
CASE STUDY: Don’t give up on those older buildings! Energy efficient conversions and upgrades are still possible…
With the industry under the cosh for much of the post-Covid period, it is perhaps not surprising that growers have been forced into a defensive position when it comes to potato storage in recent seasons. There are a few green shoots of recovery coming to light but, with new storage costs sky-rocketing to north of … Read more CASE STUDY: Don’t give up on those older buildings! Energy efficient conversions and upgrades are still possible…
Green energy meets agriculture: Innovative ‘SmartSola’ system to revolutionize potato storage, cut electricity costs
In a move that promises to reshape the landscape of energy storage for British potato operations, Crop Systems Limited, based in Norfolk, has unveiled its groundbreaking ‘SmartSola’ system. This timely innovation is set to be a game-changer for farmers looking to optimize their home-generated energy and cut back on external power costs. The ‘SmartSola’ system … Read more Green energy meets agriculture: Innovative ‘SmartSola’ system to revolutionize potato storage, cut electricity costs
Here at Crop Systems we are very excited to launch SmartSola™
SmartSola™ is a new software program that looks at the power needed to run a store and, if that power is available from a renewable source, like solar or wind, utilises that power in preference to it being exported to the grind. This maximises the use of cheap renewable energy to power the stores and … Read more Here at Crop Systems we are very excited to launch SmartSola™
THE FUTURE OF UK POTATO STORAGE RESEARCH
Ray Andrews, Managing Director of Crop Systems Limited, wrote the following letter to all major UK farming press outlets on April 24th, regarding the future of Sutton Bridge Research Station, because he felt too few people in the industry were addressing the future of this unique facility: AHDB’s announcement that it is consulting on the … Read more THE FUTURE OF UK POTATO STORAGE RESEARCH
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