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Leicester Marriott Hotel

Smith Way

Enderby

LE19 1SW

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This two-day technical conference will showcase the latest research on Integrated Pest Management and provide agronomists with practical management strategies to use across the rotation.

Day One: focus on Cereals & Oilseeds

Discuss crop protection and crop nutrition with industry experts, researchers and PhD students including:

  • Jonathan Blake, ADAS
  • Jenna Ross, AHDB sponsored Nuffield Scholar
  • Charlotte Rowley, AHDB
  • Alexandria Ansell, Cranfield
  • Anne Bhogal, ADAS
  • Steve McGrath, Rothamsted Research
  • Roger Sylvester-Bradley, ADAS
  • George Crane, University of Cambridge

Day Two: focus on Potatoes

Discuss crop protection and resource use with industry experts, researchers and PhD students including:

  • David Cooke, JHI
  • Faye Ritchie, ADAS
  • Leenbert Molendijk, Wageningen University and Research
  • Graeme Byers, Tayto crisps
  • Kieran Maloney, SRUC
  • Marc Allison, NIAB CUF
  • Eric Anderson, Scottish Agronomy
  • Mark Stalham, NIAB CUF
  • Rob Cannings, Eden Research
  • Katarina Huntenburg, University of Lancaster

Click here to download the full agenda

Workshop sessions

This year the programme will provide more opportunity for interaction with 60-minute workshops:

DAY 1
Workshop 1 – Testing for resistance & controlling grassweeds
Workshop 2 – Pea & bean agronomy
Workshop 3 – Potato storage and quality
Workshop 4 – Variety selection tool as foundation of IPM
Workshop 5 – Crop &/or pest monitoring for IPM
Workshop 6 – Bio-pesticides

DAY 2
Workshop 1 - Late blight fungicide sensitivity
Workshop 2 - Sugar beet & field veg. agronomy
Workshop 3 - Potato storage and quality
Workshop 4 - Potato variety selection tool as foundation of IPM
Workshop 5 - Tuber & in-furrow treatments
Workshop 6 - Irrigation in potatoes

Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Please provide your preference during registration, with 1 being the workshop you would most like to attend. Please do not duplicate your preferences. We will endeavour to allocate everybody to their first preferences, however workshops are subject to availability, and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

PLEASE NOTE: You are responsible for booking your own accommodation, if required. There are a limited amount of rooms held at a preferred rate of £123 per night at the conference venue (Leicester Marriott Hotel). These are subject to availability and are on a first come, first served basis. Click here to book your room.

Other local hotels are;
Hilton Leicester Hotel
Premier Inn Leicester Fosse Park
Premier Inn Leicester Braunstone
Heritage Hotel, Narborough

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Leicester Marriott Hotel

Smith Way

Enderby

LE19 1SW

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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