This event offers our members a unique opportunity to hear from some of the UK’s leading experts and gain an exclusive insight into new innovations and technologies.
NRoSO and BASIS CPD points will be available to all who attend the conference.
Two meeting dates available (please specify which day you wish to attend)
20 December 2017
Imperial War Museum
(Access to the museum is free to all who attend)
21 December 2017
Barnham Broom Hotel
Please confirm your attendance by 11 December 2017, either email us at cropprotection@theAFgroup.co.uk or call us on 01603 881 906. Please specify which date you would like to attend.
8.30am Cooked English breakfast
9.30am AF Introduction
9.35am Blackgrass Management – The Battle Continues Learn about new product options and Bayer’s 5 x 5 Initiative Speaker: Robert FitzGerald, Farm Business Manager, Bayer Crop Science
10am R & D Pipeline – New Innovations and Technologies An insight into Bayer’s root crop R & D pipeline. Herbicide tolerant Sugar Beet and a new type of nematicide Speaker: Jack Hill, Technical Manager, Bayer Crop Science
10.30 – 10.45am Tea & Coffee Break
10.45 am Fungicides in Review with the UK’s Leading Independent Expert Review of 2017 fungicide performance, AHDB trails results, triazole sensitivity shifts and 2018 fungicide choices with the UK’s leading expert Speaker: Dr Jonathan Blake, Senior Research Scientist, ADAS UK
11.30am Health of Soils Initiative – How can we make our soils more productive? Exploiting soil science to make our soils more productive Speaker: Dick Neale, Hutchinson’s
12noon Seminar Closes
Kindly sponsored by Bayer CropScience