Agronomy Membership

An impartial, research driven package of benefits Agronomy Membership supports farm owners, managers and their agronomists in best argonomic practice and its application on-farm.  The service is designed to maximise profit and build resilience into farming systems and delivers the following:

1.   Support for best practice agronomy throughout the season

  • The Agronomy Strategies draw on our unique knowledge of best local practice, the members' field trial programme and wider research
  • The Strategies are updated weekly during the season
  • Impartial input for on-farm decisions available by phone or through an extensive programme of local field discussion groups, conferences and technical events
  • Field-specific weather forecasts and agronomic risk alerts from niabnetwork.com.

2.  A network of excellence and support

  • Exclusive access to our regional argonomists and crop specialists whose only focus is providing the right information and advice for your business
  • Access to members' data and information on niabnetwork.com or our mobile phone/tablet app
  • Personal niabnetwork.com account to get farm-specific information and advice
  • Eligibility to sit on a technical committee and influence the research programmes and new predictive analytics we develop on niabnetwork.com

3.  Impartial, science-led technical guidance to inform farm business strategy and decision-making

  • An extensive suite of technical books and reports summarise member-funded research and provide analysis around the latest understanding of variety performance, agrochemicals and husbandry methods
  • Publications and updates including:  Autumn and Spring Variety Guides for Cereals, Oilseeds and Pulses; Variety Interactions Handbook with unique data and analysis on how varieties perform in different agronomic and environmental situations; and Harvest Results e-mail service reporting on key varieties in your locality
  • A dedicated experimental programme to address longer term issues and offer practical farm solutions for members, including on-farm experimentation and interface with wider experimental programmes
  • Additional technical tools and guides including gross margin data, new product summaries, mechanisation updates, and specialist guides, e.g. Cover Crops and Nozzle Selection
  • Regular publications featuring news and comment, including Landmark – our quarterly members’ journal and Network News – a monthly e-update on political, market and legislative news with a bimonthly focus on pesticides

4. Lifelong learning for farmer members
  • Free access to the industry-leading ARTIS e-learning platform in addition to exclusive training offers for individual farmer members.

  • Up to 30 BASIS points
    and 9 NRoSo points.

We also offer:

Agronomy
Plus

Includes most of the benefits of ‘Agronomy Local’ except field days, with up to 16 BASIS points available.

Bespoke
Packages

A bespoke package is available to AICC members with further information available on request.

We can build bespoke packages for groups or corporate members. Prices on application.