The need for innovation in plant breeding and agronomy has never been greater. With a growing global population agricultural science and technology has a vital role to play in boosting productivity, conserving resources and coping with climate change. A unique national resource, NIAB is well placed to contribute solutions to these challenges. Learn more about NIAB
- @NIABTAG: What Jim Orson learnt in a workshop on the carbon footprint of food. http://t.co/AloFOXcPjL http://t.co/G02Ece8L5r
- @NIABTAG: Will we be seeing you at one of our NIAB TAG Summer Events? https://t.co/AaMWwh58CR http://t.co/U4ceK3GUfz
- @NIABTAG: NIAB training future plant breeders; this year's delegates from across the world on our Quantitative Genetics course http://t.co/GFp1rUlsru
- @NIABTAG: Members Agronomy Update out 2day; LLS alert, monitor pollen beetle activity, DowShield/Galera cut-off, wwt T0 fung & spring drilling
News and Events
- INDUSTRY NEWS: Scientists transfer pathogen-sensing ‘antenna’ gene to wheat
- NEWS: Increasingly diverse UK cereal rust populations need close monitoring, says UKCPVS
- NEWS: NIAB to support smallholder community farms in Kenya
National Agronomy Centre
The NAC initiative is our commitment to communication of openly funded agronomic research to the Industry.
Farming Futures can help you prepare for the impacts of climate change and the opportunities for your business.
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NIAB TAG Network
Network members gain access to:
- The largest, and longest-running, independent variety and agronomy dataset and trials programme in the UK
- Exclusive NIAB TAG Publications
- Regular technical updates
- Timely access to trial results and R&D through our exclusive events programme
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NIAB TAG is holding a number of events at its locations around the UK in 2015.
ARTIS – Training
Improve your farming skills and knowledge and optimise your crop performance.
The carbon footprint of your diet
30/03/2015 by Jim Orson
" It is Cambridge Science Festival time again and so far I have been to five events, ranging from lectures to panel discussions to hands-on demonstrations. What has struck me is the enthusiasm and modesty of the very high calibre presenters and the open-mindedness of the audiences.... "