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Inferring the right conclusions from field trials is important - how confident can you be that a result is 'real' rather than due to the underlying noise?

As part of the Farm-PEP FIP project we are working with BGS to explore the best ways to communicate confidence, uncertainty, significance, probability and value with farmers and growers.

This Group is to discuss and ultimately agree the best approaches for communicating useful statistics with farmers and advisors, to reach valid conclusions. 

We held a workshop with farmers and advisors on 22 February  -  Take a mentimeter Quiz on your understanding of the statistics used to interpret trial results at https://www.menti.com/sq69yfogoj

 

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