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- @NIABTAG: #niabtag Headley Hall Open Day today! Starting at 10.30
- @NIABTAG: YES! Yield, Environment & Soil @ FREE #niabtag Headley Hall Open Day TOMORROW. Info http://t.co/QUXRAwPVun. Book http://t.co/DhhoRtwLIS
- @NIABTAG: Our new trials combine for the Sutton Scotney trials centre BEFORE £45k of modification work http://t.co/PBiWbQE0C5
- @NIABTAG: Welcome 2 everyone who joined @ #cereals13 & if you haven't yet, why not! #threemonthsfree http://t.co/OWrxPtoeD9 http://t.co/zEFIePZHZN
- @NIABTAG: FREE #niabtag STAR Open Day on 9 July; long-term rotations & cultivation research & advice. Info http://t.co/NT78Au329g.
- @NIABTAG: YES! Yield, Environment & Soil @ FREE #niabtag SUTTON SCOTNEY Open Day on 27 June. Info http://t.co/7inYiSNcmG. Book http://t.co/MlizkpqBna
- @NIABTAG: YES! Yield, Environment & Soil @ FREE #niabtag MORLEY Open Day on 20 June. Info http://t.co/DRUjoI4LYA. Book http://t.co/XNEa8nZXV9
- @NIABTAG: YES! Yield, Environment & Soil @ FREE #niabtag Headley Hall Open Day on 18 June. Info http://t.co/QUXRAwPVun. Book http://t.co/DhhoRtwLIS
- @NIABTAG: Missed #cereals13? Book your free place at the NIAB Cambridge Open Day here http://t.co/8TlLlaq8gN. More info http://t.co/gVLBY6JqL1
- @NIABTAG: Lots of photos taken on the niabtag stand at #cereals13 http://t.co/uXGA7jGG3T
- @NIABTAG: Our #cereals13 The Hole Story feature with NIAB CUF's Mark Stalham was popular even in the pouring rain http://t.co/s2WGx73mwD
- @NIABTAG: RT @TinaBarsby_NIAB: @julianhuppert MP officially opens NIAB's new bike rack http://t.co/Xac9yDWQPA #cambridge
- @NIABTAG: Thank-you to the nearly 200 visitors who signed up to our free Network membership tester at #cereals13. Welcome to the #niabtag Network
- @NIABTAG: Already planning next year RT @AgronomyMan: Thanks to all at @NIABTAG: Well organised displays & logistics as usual. See you @ #Cereals2014
- @NIABTAG: Finished and home. See you next year #cereals14
- @NIABTAG: What a great first day at #cereals13 and the rain held off. See you tomorrow for varieties, soil, drills & agronomy http://t.co/7tZm3yPGFz
- @NIABTAG: What a great first day at #cereals13 and the rain held off. See you tomorrow for varieties, soil, drills & agronomy http://t.co/NIaBGnGEfM
- @NIABTAG: Thank-you! RT @AgriCatherine: Great day at #Cereals13 - liked the @NIABTAG stand; great explanations of fascinating work, well done all.
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NIAB TAG is holding a number of events at its locations around the UK in 2013.
09/06/2013 by Jim Orson
" The pressure for a limited return of straw burning to aid the control of black-grass has not gone away. I’ve just written a brief data review on this as part of a more comprehensive report on the impact of straw burning on crops and cropping. Don’t get too excited; th... "