On Saturday 12 November 2016, the Everyday Day Lives in War Centre and Rothamsted Research are holding a free event exploring the National Willow Collection and the history of basketmaking and willow growing during the First World War.
Have you ever wondered why, how and to where insects and birds migrate?
How does a fungal pathogen landing on a plant decide if it is a suitable host? How does it know where to infect or where to find the best source of food? Can ‘touch and taste’ receptors in a fungal pathogen be targeted to prevent crop infection? This is y
What are the methods for assessing and improving soil health? Can scientific research determine the best plant varieties and farming practices to ensure soil health for farmers in the tropics? This is your chance to ask these questions and more.
'Healthy crops, healthy food: How do we stop microscopic fungi affecting crop yields and grain quality?' will be held at Rothamsted Research on Wednesday 6th July from 4.30pm to 7.30pm.
In the decades following the Second World War there were enormous technological advances in UK agriculture, which swept away the slower-paced, but undoubtedly more arduous, life that farmers and their workers had been used to.
To celebrate the 160th anniversary of this world-famous experiment, Rothamsted Research invites you to ‘160 years of Park Grass’.
Rothamsted Research and the UK’s Centre of Excellence for Peas & Beans (PGRO) celebrate the International Year of Pulses, 2016.
Field labs provide an opportunity to experiment with different cultivation techniques on a farm scale and are offering farmers and researchers new insights.