Agronomy: South West

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Wed, 15 January 2020

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Sandy Park, Sandy Park Way, Exeter, Devon



Session 1: Cereals and oilseeds

09:30 - Registration and coffee

09:45 - Chair’s welcome        

Philip Dolbear, AHDB

09:50 - IPM strategies to control CSFB

Sacha White, ADAS                   

10:30 - BYDV – the ticking time bomb; current research and control strategies

Dr Gia Aradottir, NIAB TAG

11:10 - Maxi-cover crop trial: digging into the benefits of using cover crops  

John Williams, ADAS

11:50 - Refreshment break

12:10 - Viably establishing your field margins so to encourage beneficials and reduce costs

Marek Nowakowski, Wildlife Farming Company

12.50 - Integrating IPM/IFM within crop husbandry to make my business more efficient and legally compliant (case study)  

Andy Barr, Agricology

13.30 - Session summary

Philip Dolbear, AHDB

13:35 - Lunch


Session 2: potatoes


14:30 - Market Intelligence Industry Update

Aidan Wright & Alice Bailey, AHDB

14:55 - Coping with wireworm without MOCAP® (Certis, UK)

Dr Bill Parker, AHDB

15:20 - Running more energy-efficient potato stores      

Josh Burtone, Metronome Technologies

15:45 - Management of post-harvest diseases     

Dr Glyn Harper, Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research

16:05 - Agronomist’s season perspective


16:30 - Event close



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