Agronomy - Berkshire

Past Event - booking closed

21 February 2019

12:30 PM - 4:40 PM

Mercure Elcot Park Hotel, Newbury, West Berkshire

RG20 8NJ

The Joint United Oilseeds / AHDB agronomy seminar provides an opportunity to talk about the factors affecting OSR establishment, cultivation and profitability, and hear speakers from within the industry and AHDB.

The conference and parking is free and BASIS and NRoSO points are always applied for.


Chair:  Andrew Cragg, Director, United Oilseeds

12:30    Networking lunch on arrival

13:00    AHDB: Overview of key AHDB projects - Paul Hill, AHDB

13:20    Disease decision support - Catherine Garman, AHDB

13.50    Recommended Lists - Jenna Watts, AHDB

14:20   Tea/Coffee

14:40   Minimising the Risk of High Levels of Erucic Acid in Double Low Varieties of OSR - Dhan Bhandari, AHDB

15:10   Market Report & Erucic Acid -   Owen Cligg, United Oilseeds

15:40   Soil Health and Biology - Amanda Bennett, AHDB

16:10   Farmer experience: LIFE the Universe & Oilseed Rape - Andy Barr, A & A Barr Farms

16:40   Close


For more information, please contact Tel: 0247 647 8772