Training and Events

NIAB has a long-established and successful reputation in delivering specialist training to government and commercial customers. These include variety and pest identification, crop inspection methods, seed sampling and testing specifically aimed at agricultural advisors and agronomists in support of crop quality assurance schemes.

ARTIS Training »

Improve technical competencies within the Agri-Tech industry which lead to an immediate impact upon production, profitability and sustainability.

ATP-Pasture »

ATP-Pasture provides access to cutting edge research findings and give clear overviews of topics relevant to pasture-based agriculture.

Crop Inspecting »

Our courses concentrate on the botany, classification and identification of species and varieties and also cover the theory and practice of crop inspection.

Grain Variety »

We teach from basic morphological structure identification to more advanced character recognition.

Genetics & Breeding »

We aim to update practitioners on the role and application of statistical and quantitative genetics in practical plant breeding programmes.

Potato »

NIAB offers BASIS accredited training courses in potato agronomy, variety identification, crop walking, pests and diseases or bespoke courses to meet specific needs.

Professional Development Training »

NIAB TAG offers a series of national agronomy training events across a range of venues in January, February and March each year.

Seed Analyst »

Gain nationally recognised Certificates in Seed Analysis.

Seed Certification »

The Plant Varieties and Seeds Centre runs one-day training programmes on certification procedures.

Seed Sampling »

The Licensed Seed Samplers course includes comprehensive training in both the theory and practice of sampling techniques.

Crop Inspecting

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Grain Variety

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Genetics & Breeding

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Professional Development Training

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Seed Analyst

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Seed Certification

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Seed Sampling

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