NIAB - National Institute of Agricultural Botany

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NIAB is a major international centre for plant research, crop evaluation and agronomy — a unique national resource, with nearly 100 years of experience and an internationally recognised reputation for independence, innovation and integrity.

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NIAB EMR

Horticulture and environment research, specialising in top & soft fruit sectors
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National Agronomy Centre

The NAC initiative is our commitment to communication of openly funded agronomic research to the Industry.
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NIAB LabTest

Expert scientific and analytical services for farmers and industry.
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ARTIS – Training

Improve your farming skills and knowledge and optimise your crop performance.
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Innovation Farm

Promoting the power of plant genetic innovation, by providing a living, year-round showcase of new crop technology. Visit website...

Future Events

NIAB TAG is holding a number of events at its locations around the UK in 2017.
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Orson's Oracle

Jim Orson

The promoted narrative
17/03/2017 by Jim Orson

" A farmer recently mentioned the term ‘the promoted narrative’ over a stimulating lunch. I rather like that because arable agriculture is full of promoted narratives.A dictionary definition of a narrative is ‘a spoken or written account of connected events; a sto... "

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