NIAB TAG Morley Innovation Day (Crop and variety advice and research)

 Registration is closed for this event
June 21st, 2018 10:00 AM  
through   4:00 PM
Morley Business Centre
Deopham Road
Morley
Wymondham
Norfolk NR18 9DF
United Kingdom
Phone: 01223 342425
Email:

Working with the following organisations: 
AgroVista, BBRO, Bayer CropScience, John Innes Centre, Openfield

New for 2018 – The Morley Innovation Day, in Norfolk, showcases the latest arable advice and research from UK agri-businesses, manufacturers and research organisations at the forefront of agri-tech innovation and technology, research and commercial enterprise. Free to attend, the event features a mix of exhibits and field-based demonstrations that enable attendees to interact with leading industry experts.

Download the open day flyer here.

Event timetable

9.45am Registration and farmyard exhibits open
10.15am NIAB TAG and BBRO field demonstration tours start
11.45am  AHDB Arable Connections – Monitor Farms Debate
12.00-1.30pm Hog Roast lunch, kindly sponsored by Openfield
2.00pm  Final field tour starts
4.00pm Event closes

Please leave two hours free to complete field tours.

IN THE FIELD

Cereals and soils with NIAB TAG
Tour groups start from farmyard at regular intervals from 10.15am through to 2pm. Allow two hours for full tour.

  • Winter wheat varieties - Clare Leaman and Ian Midgley
  • Winter and spring barley varieties - Patrick Stephenson
  • Cereal disease management - Bill Clark
  • Soil management and rotations, including AHDB GREATsoils - Elizabeth Stockdale and Nathan Morris
  • Grassweed control - John Cussans
  • Spring barley agronomy - Andrew Watson

Sugar beet with BBRO
Tour groups start from farmyard at 10.15am, 11.15am and 2pm only.
The BBRO sugar beet demonstration site showcases the latest research findings that can be put into practice on farms. This will include a selection of popular varieties, pest and fungicide treatments and crop nutrition and the use of aerial imagery to highlight and assess the performance of different varieties.

IN THE FARMYARD

AHDB Arable Connections Marquee
AHDB will provide advice and information on how growers can overcome technical and economic challenges to their businesses. The event includes a Monitor Farm debate (11.45am), discussing and bringing to life some of the key issues facing agriculture and how on-farm activities are supporting decision making.AHDB will provide advice and information on how growers can overcome technical and economic challenges to their businesses. There will be a Monitor Farm debate (11.45am), discussing and bringing to life some of the key issues facing agriculture and how on-farm activities are supporting decision making.

The Morley Agricultural Foundation
Trustees of The Morley Agricultural Foundation will be on hand to showcase and discuss the range of research and education projects they have supported over the past few years.

NIAB TAG
Join NIAB TAG Membership specialists for impartial information and on farm advice and access the latest interactive services from NIAB Digital, scientific and analytical services from NIAB LabTest and improving farming skills and knowledge with ARTIS training.

Bayer Crop Science
Featuring the five Invigor OSR varieties, alongside top choices from the AHDB RL, comparing growth and diseases. Jack Hill will be demonstrating the Easy Flow Closed Transfer system which has the potential to reduce the risk of point source pollution and operator exposure to pesticides.

Agrovista
Mark Hemmant and colleagues will be showing the results of two years of strip tillage sugar beet with cover crops, alongside Agrovista’s work on companion planting in OSR and an overview of spray application improvements in herbicide efficacy.

John Innes Centre
Showcasing the latest research and innovation in delivering benefits to agriculture, such as improved yields and better crops. 

Openfield
Openfield’s Eastern team, based at Bressingham near Diss, will be available to offer advice on forward grain markets alongside information on fertiliser and seed.

BBRO
The BBRO Plant Clinic will be showing how the latest technology and techniques can help growers identify and manage pest and diseases challenges in sugar beet.


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