Join the Grass YEN

Thank you for your interest in joining the Grass YEN Network.


To register for the Grass YEN, please email the following information to

  • Entrants name
  • Entrants email address
  • Name of the person responsible for paying for the entry

Upon registration, you will receive and Entry Pack and Competition Guidance, with details of the further information required including payment terms.

Competition rules can be found on the relevant network pages.

All data will be managed in line with the YEN Data Privacy Policy.


How much is it to enter the Grass YEN?

For individual farmers, UK based individual Grass YEN Membership is £400 + VAT for a two silage cut entry or £400 + VAT for two silage cut entry.

Other prices apply for crops with either single or multiple cuts, or non UK entrants.

Who pays for YEN?

There are three options for payment:

  1. Sponsored entry – Official YEN Sponsors support your entry. You must agree sponsorship prior to registering your entry
  2. Supported entry – Other industry parties may wish to pay for entry into the competition. You must agree support prior to registering your entry.
  3. Independent entry – Paid for by the entrant, usually farmer. The entry fee will need to be paid in full prior to registration being confirmed

Do I have to enter a whole field?

You can enter whole fields, or part of fields. You can also enter multiple entries e.g. for different fields or for different parts of the same field. For instance you may like to undertake an experiment by varying your approach. To be eligible for awards, entries must be at least 2ha.

Can I enter more than one field?

You can enter as many fields as you like into any or all of the Yield Enhancement Networks.

Can I enter trials into YEN?

Trials can be entered into YEN, and these are separated into their own category for awards. Please contact us before submitting trials entries as we may require additional information.

Is all the information requested mandatory?

Some of the data requested is mandatory in order to have a valid entry. In these cases you will not be able to register the entry without providing the information. Provision of additional non-mandatory data will enable us to provide a more detailed analysis in your final report.