The National Institute of Agricultural Botany provides independent science-based research and information to support, develop and promote agriculture and horticulture. NIAB’s work helps the industry to fulfil its potential in supplying food and renewable resources, whilst respecting the natural environment.
Guidance on selecting and managing cover crops according to your requirements, outlining financial, agronomic and environmental benefits.resource
Impact of cover crops on yield and soils in the New Farming Systems programme
Research evaluating how cover cropping systems can contribute to soil structural improvement, fertility enhancement and yield responses.resource
Sustainable Intensification Research Platform Coordinator
My working life started as a Botanist / Ecologist, in Local Biological Records Centres (LRCs) in Somerset and Hampshire. From there I specialised...
I grew up on a family arable/vegetable farm in East Kent, and in 1990 gained a Degree in Agriculture from Wye College, London University. I...