The Academy is for people aged between 18-39 who are involved in agriculture and want to improve their practical agronomy know-how and push their crops to the optimum performance levels.
It consists of a series of practical monthly meetings, in the field, introducing the science behind optimum crop production. We take participants through the building blocks of obtaining the best yield using the vast agronomy and trials knowledge-base available through NIAB TAG.
The aim is to cut out the ‘tin for all occasions’ philosophy and bring young farmers and new entrants back to the basics of crop production. One element of the programme will be running alongside the new and exciting work of high yield crop production on the Canterbury Plain in New Zealand; can we, in the UK, construct and produce a 15 t/ha crop to match the one they have achieved?
Places in the Woldmarsh NIAB TAG Agronomy Academy are initially available to members of the farmer-buying group Woldmarsh, based across Lincolnshire, Yorkshire and the Midlands, and NIAB TAG Network members, priced at £200+VAT each.
Field day meeting dates include 4th March, 8th April, 7th May, and 3rd June at South Farm near Leadenham, NIAB TAG NAC Open Day on 3rd July and final results meeting at the Woldmarsh offices in November.
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