Seeds Membership

Farmers and industry professionals looking to maintain an elite understanding of seeds and varieties to aid variety choice and management decisions across a wide range of crops.


  • Four Variety Guides (‘Cereals, Oilseeds, Pulses’ (Autumn and Spring editions), ‘Potatoes’ and ‘Forage Crops’)
  • Exclusive Variety Interactions Handbook with unique data and analysis on how varieties perform in different agronomic and environmental situations
  • Landmark – our quarterly members’ journal featuring research news and comment
  • Network News – a monthly e-update on political, market and legislative news with a bimonthly focus on pesticides
  • Harvest Newsletter – a monthly e-update on variety trials results
  • Discounts on training courses and additional copies of publications
  • Invitations to Open Days and entry to exclusive regional Members’ Variety Days in June
  • Priority access to variety specialists at NIAB
  • account

  • Up to 10 BASIS points
    and up to 3 NRoSO points.


  • All the ‘Seeds’ benefits
  • Variety and Seed Compendium – with comprehensive information on all EU registered varieties of major arable and livestock crops grown in the UK, variety interactions, end uses for grain, seed standards, crop seed certification areas and crop areas, and historic meteorological data
  • Seed production booklet - seed certification data providing information on seed stocks of varieties
  • account and online access to the barley-id guide

  • Up to 12 BASIS points
    and up to 3 NRoSO points.


  • All the ‘Seeds Plus’ benefits
  • account including access to the 'Seeds Specialist' area - for real time access to seed certification data through SeedStats Online and NIAB commentary in four editions of SeedStats, as well as web access to historical areas entered; weights certified; areas approved and market share

  • Up to 14 BASIS points
    and up to 3 NRoSO points.