East of England
Advisory Services
Arable crops


NIAB is the UK’s fastest growing crop science organisation, with rapidly expanding research capabilities in plant genetics, agronomy, farming systems and data science, the largest national field trials capability, and strong research links with industry, Government and academia. With headquarters in Cambridge, and regional offices across the country, employing more than 400 people across the UK, NIAB provides scientific research, technical services and practical advice to improve the yield, efficiency and resilience of crop production across the arable, forage and horticulture sectors.

Working as NIAB TAG (arable), NIAB CUF (potatoes) and NIAB EMR (horticulture and fruit) we have the specialist knowledge, skills and facilities required to support improved crop production; evaluating variety performance and quality in the field, conducting crop agronomy research and ensuring the benefits of new knowledge and genetic potential are transferred on to farm

We provide research and on-farm advice to our large farmer and industry membership base, with a range of packages translating the most recent science and the best practice into on-farm strategies. This includes interactive digital platforms and products to map, store, share and compare farm, crop and research data.