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AgriSouth offers visitors the opportunity to talk to machinery and equipment innovators, manufacturers and dealers as well as a myriad of supplies and services available to growers and farmers from National and International Suppliers. Being able to chat to the experts about a new project without making a formal appointment to go and see them is really useful.
If you haven’t attended a NIAB TAG demonstration event in the past, or it has just been a while, the 2020 AgriSouth event is an ideal opportunity to come along and take a look at the wide range of arable advice and research we provide and to meet our experts and local staff.
NIAB TAG will be showcasing a range of field-based arable demonstrations and trials that enable visitors to interact with our leading industry experts, including variety demonstration trials in winter wheat and winter oilseed rape. Additional agronomy and soil management demonstrations will be confirmed in early 2020.
- Variety choice
- Agronomy research
- Crop protection
- Soil management
- Precision farming
- Business strategy
NIAB’s Technical Director Bill Clark says: “Our untreated variety demo plots are always a popular exhibit at events, giving growers a head start on their variety selection for next season, with differences in disease resistance and performance between the varieties clearly evident. NIAB TAG specialists will be on hand to provide expert, independent advice and comment on variety choice across all cereal, oilseed and pulse crops.
NIAB TAG champions the role of independent crop research, with the UK’s largest farmer and industry membership base providing impartial information and on-farm advice. Our unique regional farmer technical committees drive many the areas which we trial. Some of the work undertaken at our trials centre at East Malling in Kent is as a result of this, including farming system trials looking at life without glyphosate, the contribution of soil conditioning materials, the use of biostimulants and the control of herbicide resistant ryegrass.
Additional agronomy and soil management demonstrations will be confirmed in early 2020.
There are very few events where visitors can see not only the latest releases and machinery developments but have the opportunity to discuss all aspects of their business’ and network with established award-winning companies all at the same time
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