09 April 2014
Access the latest independent advice and research on plant breeding, varieties, crop agronomy, soils and plant innovation with an afternoon of indoor seminars, exhibits and field and glasshouse demonstrations.
Download the flyer here with more information including timetable and range of exhibits.
Farming in 2020 – are you ready?
With the renewed emphasis on research and innovation at the farm-level NIAB showcases improvements in crop genetics and agronomy that could be on farm by 2020. Addressing issues such as pesticide resistance, yield plateau, loss of triazoles, new disease races, changes in EU legislation and climate change we will demonstrate solutions that are already on-farm or in the pipeline, including superwheat, new research into soils, rotations and cultivations, new crops, precision farming options, and advances in pre-breeding research.
The NIAB Cambridge Open Day is at our Park Farm demonstration site at Histon with easy access from A14 Jn32. Do not go to our Huntingdon Road site.
Follow map directions to access NIAB Park Farm at Histon/Impington on the A14 and switch of SATNAVs on exiting the A14. The site postcode will take you to 1 Villa Road, Histon. Carry on along Villa Road, past the new housing estate until the road end and the NIAB Park Farm entrance gates.
April 2014 - Bill Clark takes a brief look at the NIAB Cambridge demonstration site