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Live monitoring

Welcome to CropMonitor

CropMonitor™ is currently being extended and updated to form the core platform for a new national capability in decision support which is a part of the Crop Health and Protection Centre (CHAP). Supported through investment from Innovate UK, the new SMART Decision Support service will deliver risk forecasts for pests and diseases of wheat, barley, oilseed rape and potatoes using a bespoke weather monitoring network, national pest and disease surveillance data and advanced risk models. Services will incorporate novel solutions delivered through collaboration with UKMO and will use the latest diagnostic technologies to assist in delivery of robust guidance to support decisions for sustainable pest and disease management.

This is the third update in a series of releases of the new CropMonitorâ„¢ service which introduces risk estimations for wheat pests and diseases at the regional level alongside reporting of pest and disease levels in untreated wheat, barley and oilseed rape varieties at the local level. Risk estimates at the local scale will be part of the subscription service to be launched in 2019, but local risk forecasts for the York site for wheat is already live for demonstration purposes. To see the data just click the map.


Monitoring data for three different crops now live

01 May 2018

Live monitoring for pests and siseases of wheat, barley and oilseed rape is now fully operational and latest data are being reported in real time. Click the map to access the live monitoring pages and summary reports.  

What's new

04 April 2018:

The regional risk forecasting module for wheat pests and diseases is now live and local forecasts have been made available for the York site as a demonstration of the functionality of future services. Just click the map above to access the live monitoring pages.

12 March 2018:

Results of national monitoring of diseases in winter oilseed rape in autumn 2017 are now available.

01 February 2018:

Further releases of this free service will include modules delivering live regional risk forecasting for pests and diseases of potatoes (May 2018), oilseed rape (July 2018) and barley (March 2019). Further enhancements and decision tools will be introduced from June 2018 onwards and the full subscription services delivering local risk forecasts to assist field-level spray decisions will be launched in September 2019. All current subscribers will start to receive email alerts from April onwards. If you would like to subscribe for this free service, please click here.

01 November 2017:

Reports from the national monitoring of diseases in winter oilseed rape and winter wheat in summer 2017.