NIAB - National Institute of Agricultural Botany

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

NIAB Open Days 2014

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National Agronomy Centre

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

Farming Futures

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

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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 2014.

Orson's Oracle

Jim Orson

Jumping to conclusions
17/04/2014 by Jim Orson

" Recently I’ve started to go to the supermarket with my wife where we’ve developed a systematic approach to the food shop. Initially we visit the wine department and then I go off to the cafeteria for an Americano (which used to be ordinary coffee) whilst my wife choos... "

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