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- @NIABTAG: All NIAB websites will be unavailable today between 1 & 2pm. Apologies for the short disruption in service
- @NIABTAG: Our members cabbage stem flea beetle 'crowd-sourcing' survey starts today! Check your email & please fill in even if you have no problems
- @NIABTAG: All NIAB websites will be unavailable on Thurs between 1 & 2pm. Apologies for the short disruption in service
- @NIABTAG: A big thank-you to retiring NIAB TAG Cirencester Tech Comm Chairman Rob Hobill for all his time & support https://t.co/IuPt561E5V
- @NIABTAG: Thanks to our NIAB TAG Tech Comm chairmen & reps at our annual meeting last week; great feedback & positive ideas https://t.co/VxBpsY6iJF
- @NIABTAG: The winner of the 2015 NIAB Agronomy Cup is Newcastle University! @UniofNewcastle https://t.co/fM5iHg11u5 https://t.co/qqJa9CW5Ad
- @NIABTAG: NIAB vacancies: Research Assistants (2 posts avail perm/mat cover) & Assistant Plant Pathologist. Apply by 18/12 https://t.co/HpoX5gwtJj
- @NIABTAG: Jim Orson asks whether the high wheat yields this year were due to the ‘right kind of sunshine’ https://t.co/KLzcKvTAuo
- @NIABTAG: We've rolled out the carpet for the @AHDB_Hort onion seed demo day with @basnapier @BritishGrowers https://t.co/l9mPlt62LO
News and Events
- NEWS: Newcastle University win 2015 NIAB Agronomy Cup
- NEWS: New crop research centre to reduce food waste in veg and fresh produce sectors
- NEWS: NIAB MAGIC Carpet rolled out for the research community
- NEWS: Online training in remote sensing and the arable year added to ARTIS e-learning
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Wheat 2015 - the right kind of sunshine?
19/11/2015 by Jim Orson
" Looking at the husbandry of those achieving extremely high winter wheat yields this year suggests that it was the weather, good crop management and possibly higher rates of applied N that were key. There are those who sell a programmed approach of trace element applications who a... "