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: The essentials of good soil management; @ARTIStraining with @ADASGroup's Paul Newell-Price 19 Nov Lincs. Book here http://t.co/fMYP17J8b5
- @NIABTAG: Orson's Oracle this week blogs on the complexities behind achieving high wheat yields http://t.co/wZfPKkStEa
- @NIABTAG: Finalising our display 4 @Ely_Cathedral Harvest Fest 10-11 Oct with @NFUEastAnglia. Come along & see the past, present & future of farming
- @NIABTAG: First reports of phoma lesions in east - check WOSR crops regularly & monitor for disease thresholds
- @NIABTAG: Network Agronomy Update reports emergency 120 day approval for InSyst acetamiprid foliar spray for flea beetle control
- @NIABTAG: Network Agronomy Update out 2day; a pest special with flea beetle, OSR aphids, turnip sawfly, root fly & cereal aphids
- @NIABTAG: #blackgrass @ARTIStraining 4/11 & 20/11 in Cambs, 12/11 in Lincs, 18/11 in Glocs, 27/11 in Suff, 3/12 in Leics, 9/12 in Wilts & 9/12 in Kent
- @NIABTAG: Soil compaction @Artistraining courses on 26/11 in Glocs, 4/12 in Shrops, 11/2 in Cambs & 19/2 in Yorks http://t.co/JlvlZABLpM
- @NIABTAG: Find out how to manage soil compaction on a @artistraining course with @niabtag's Neil Watson. Open to all http://t.co/JlvlZABLpM
- @NIABTAG: #blackgrass info, advice & research from @niabtag specialists with @Artistraining courses across the UK. BOOK NOW http://t.co/wtH0pyh1zS
- @NIABTAG: Recording NIAB's seed & variety work on cyanographs for local community art project with Jane Watt @Barrattplc http://t.co/j2xfmKdNXJ
- @NIABTAG: Network Agronomy Update out 2day: pyrethroid res in CSFB, OSR graminicides, turnip sawfly, winter cereal drilling & pre-ems, wbn drilling
- @NIABTAG: Giant #slugs and giant problems; Orson's Oracle is on slug patrol http://t.co/QiwP03tIKg #pelletwise
- @NIABTAG: How can you effectively manage black-grass on your farm? Find out this November; Gloucestershire with @ARTIStraining http://t.co/rgvXkuBwoB
- @NIABTAG: NIAB MAGIC; research paper on wheat multiparent crossing programme published http://t.co/xlg3If42LI
- @NIABTAG: Orson's Oracle considers the dilemma of when to replace farm machinery when commodity prices are low http://t.co/yaBVSOJdY1
News and Events
- ARTIS NEWS: ARTIS responds to industry demands for skills-based training
- NEWS FROM BSPB & NIAB: 2015 Forage Maize Descriptive List published by BSPB
- NEWS: New appointments at NIAB for OSTS Chief Officer and Cereal Pathologist
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NIAB TAG is holding a number of events at its locations around the UK in 2014.
ARTIS – Training
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Achieving high yields
01/10/2014 by Jim Orson
" Cambridge recently had an open weekend. Amongst other things, it included the colleges opening their doors and also, in some cases, their gardens and libraries. There was an Elizabethan theme as it is 450 years since Good Queen Bess visited the city; hence some colleges had wonde... "