Agronomy Roadshow Aberdeenshire

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Wednesday, 18 January 2023

9:30am - 3:30pm

Thainstone House Hotel and Spa, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire

AB51 5NT

Agronomy Roadshows 2023 held in partnership with AHDB, FAS, SRUC  

Optimising yield and sustainability for a profitable future.

AGENDA – Q&A after each talk 

10:00        Chairs welcome and introductions Adrian James AHDB 

10:05        New priorities for cereals and oilseeds David Bell AHDB 

10:15        Optimising fungicide inputs Fiona Burnett, SRUC 

10:40        Crop selection and variety performance Steve Hoad, SRUC 

11:00        Optimising fertiliser inputs: latest research    Ian Bingham, SRUC 

11:15        IPM planning and latest evidence on new tools   Neil Havis, SRUC 

11:35        Market updates   Julian Bell, SRUC 

11:55        Market Intelligence Meghan Hesketh, AHDB 

12:10        Farm Bench-Farm Business management tool Julie Clark, AHDB 

LUNCH 12.30 -13.15 pm 

13:15        Working with farmers to avoid pollution Peter Wright, SEPA 

13.40        Fundamentals of soil carbon Sarah Buckingham, SAC Consulting  

14.00        Practices to enhance biodiversity Lorna Cole, SAC

14.25        Farmer case study McGregor Farms 

 Presentation on precision agriculture discussing how they manage 15 different contract farming agreements, the technology they use and their             controlled farm traffic system.

15:15       Final discussion, event summary and close 

15.30       Finish



If you have any questions about this event, please contact us using the details below.


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