North Wyke Farm Platform National Capability

Case Studies

One page flyers of Research and Technical case studies


Journal and Conference Publications

Research Studentships & Job Vacancies

Current studentships and job vacancies available

User Guides, Information & Data Portal Updates

User guides to the Data Portal data, case studies and published literature.


An Agri-Modelling Repository of Input and Calibration Data for temperate high rainfall grassland & livestock systems

Timeline of Events

This is an interactive tool that allow users to explore the time line of events on the NWFP

Live Catchment Data Trends and Meteorogical Data

Live meterological data and catchment data trends from the last 30 days: Daily precipitation; mean soil and air temperature; flow rates and precipitation from the largest catchment on each farmlet.

Using Our Facilities

The Farm Platform provides a unique facility with cutting-edge science and technology to understand and innovate the dynamic processes and underlying mechanisms behind managing sustainable agricultural production.

About the Farm Platform and Contacts

The world needs innovative solutions for the sustainable intensification of its major agricultural systems. The North Wyke Farm Platform represents a large investment by BBSRC in the future, to not only study but also improve grassland livestock systems in a national and global research asset linked to real-world farming.

Collecting the Data

Our instruments and data collection techniques in greater depth

Farm Platform Map

View a map of the North Wyke Farm Platform


Agri-Tech Innovation Showcase Event, 8 December 2016, Rothamsted Research North Wyke

The provision of sufficient, nutritious food for the increasing world population, combined with efficient use of nutrients and minimal losses to the environment, was the persistent theme of the Agri-Tech Innovation Showcase at Rothamsted Research, North Wyke

Centre for Innovation Excellence in Livestock (CIEL)

The world class facilities of North Wyke Farm Platform will represent the grazing research centre of excellence in ruminants.

Environmental Change Network Booklet for North Wyke (2016)

A new publication from Rothamsted Research has been produced that highlights key climate, pollution and biodiversity changes at North Wyke during the first 20 years of ECN monitoring.

Establishment of Research Advisory Group

Rothamsted Research North Wyke was delighted to host the first meeting of the North Wyke and Duchy College Research Advisory Group on February 15th.

Launch of Data Portal Site

We are delighted to announce that as from the 31st March 2016 the Farm Platform Data Portal site is now accessible to all.

North Wyke Farm Platform EFRA Visit - May 2014

6 MP's visited North Wyke for a tour of the Farm Platform and dedicated laboratories.

Rothamsted sites collaboration with octocopter

Arable technology was applied to grasslands when the Rothamsted UAV octocopter visited the North Wyke Farm Platform.

The Advent Of "Green" Cattle

Implications of livestock farming on climate change should not be drawn from aggregate statistics, reveals a study based on a new method of carbon footprinting for pasture-based cattle production systems that can assess the impacts of individual animals.

The summer floods of 2012

How will climate change affect farming in the UK?