Free and open to all, the NIAB Cambridge Open Day offers expert independent advice and research on variety choice, plant breeding, crop agronomy, plant protection, soils and cultivations with a mix of seminars, exhibits and field and glasshouse demonstrations.
This year the focus is on innovation, demonstrating the impact of technology on crop management including the use of modelling tools, big data, crowd-sourcing and precision farming techniques, boosting farm productivity and gross margins. Understand how NIAB’s genetics and breeding research is increasing diversity and improving yields in wheat, alongside impartial advice on a range of policy and agronomy issues including variety choice, fungicide options and grassweed management.
New for 2017 the NIAB AgriTech showcase features new and emerging UK business entrepreneurs working with NIAB Ventures and the Eastern Agri-Tech Innovation Hub, at the forefront of agri-tech innovation and technology, research and commercial enterprise.
Science and Agronomy seminars 10am – 12pm – this event is now full – waiting list available
Field demonstrations open at 12pm
NIAB AgriTech showcase 1.30pm – 4pm
Final Tours 4pm
Programme available here