Agronomy: East Midlands

Past Event - booking closed

Wednesday, 05 February 2020

9:30am - 3:30pm

Stoke Rochford Hall, Grantham, Lincolnshire

NG33 5EJ

This event will provide information, thought-provoking conversations and opportunities to feed back on regionally relevant topics. We will be joined by a range of speakers from research, industry and farming to provide expertise from all areas of agriculture. Focusing on Integrated Pest Management, topics include the role of plant breeding and farming with fewer actives. Not only considering current challenges, topics will look at possible implications of farming with different chemistry and discussing alternative control methods.


09:30 - Registration and coffee

09:45 - Chair’s welcome Judith Stafford, AHDB

Session 1: Cereals and oilseeds

10:00 - Cabbage stem flea beetle Sacha White, ADAS

10:40 - The role of plant breeding in integrated crop management John Miles, KWS

11:20 - Refreshment break

Session 2: Preparing for change

11.40 - Making new technology cost-effective Rob Fox, Strategic Cereal Farm West host

12:20 - Brexit – preparing for change Sarah Baker, AHDB

13:00 - Lunch

Session 3: Potatoes

13:45 - Introduction to Session 3 Amber Barton, AHDB

14:00 - Controlling wireworm without Mocap Bill Parker, AHDB

14:30 - Alternaria – risk and control Mark Stalham, NIAB

15:30 - Event close



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