NIAB - National Institute of Agricultural Botany

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NIAB is a major international centre for plant research, crop evaluation and agronomy — a unique national resource, with nearly 100 years of experience and an internationally recognised reputation for independence, innovation and integrity.

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Horticulture and environment research, specialising in top & soft fruit sectors
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National Agronomy Centre

The NAC initiative is our commitment to communication of openly funded agronomic research to the Industry.

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Expert scientific and analytical services for farmers and industry.

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ARTIS – Training

Improve your farming skills and knowledge and optimise your crop performance.
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Innovation Farm

Promoting the power of plant genetic innovation, by providing a living, year-round showcase of new crop technology. Visit website...

Future Events

NIAB TAG is holding a number of events at its locations around the UK in 2017.

Orson's Oracle

Jim Orson

Where are the dead fish?
21/04/2017 by Jim Orson

" I recently attended a workshop on aquatic buffer zones. Some contributions indicated that they may not yet be sufficiently wide. There are two possible reasons for this. Firstly, it was suggested that spray drift could be far higher than that indicated by the models currently use... "

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