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AHDB Agronomy Aberdeen

Date: 21st January 2020

Location: Thainstone House Hotel and Spa Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 5NT

Time: 09:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free

Tailored to address local issues related to the production of cereals and oilseeds the AHDB/SRUC/FAS Agronomy 2020 events focus on applied research and on-farm practice.

The Agronomy 2020 events, organised by AHDB, SRUC and FAS, will focus on using an Integrated Pest Management approach to growing arable crops.

The events will showcase the latest fungicide performance results as well as using the Recommended Lists to select for appropriate variety traits. There will be opportunities in two-panel sessions to discuss farming in the future: How can we make arable systems sustainable?  What are the market and export opportunities?

Agenda

  • 9.30 – Welcome and coffee
  • 10.00 – Chairs welcome
  • 10.10 – IPM Agronomy update – Fungicide resistance  – Neil Havis
  • 10.30 – Summary of varieties – Steve Hoad
  • 10.50 – Arable Scotland video and slide – Ken Loades
  • 11.20 – challenges and choices fungicides –  Fiona Burnett
  • 11.40 – Sustainable Arable Systems chaired by David Ross;
    • Paul Hargreaves
    • Rumiana Reay- Nottingham UNI
    • Ken Loades – JHI
  • 12.40- Lunch
  • 13.30- Markets and Export opportunities chaired by Peter Chapman
    • Julian Bell- Brexit and markets
    • David Euadell- Markets and Exports
    • Andrew Connan – update local markets
  • 15.00- Tea
  • 15.20- Chairs Summary
  • 15.30- Close

Sign up: https://ahdb.org.uk/events/agronomy-aberdeen

Further information: https://www.sruc.ac.uk/news/article/2569/crop_masters

Your contact details:

events@sruc.ac.uk

+44 (0) 131 535 4000

Happening today, 21st January 2020

AHDB Agronomy Aberdeen

Date: 21st January 2020

Location: Thainstone House Hotel and Spa Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 5NT

Time: 09:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free

Tailored to address local issues related to the production of cereals and oilseeds the AHDB/SRUC/FAS Agronomy 2020 events focus on applied research and on-farm practice.

The Agronomy 2020 events, organised by AHDB, SRUC and FAS, will focus on using an Integrated Pest Management approach to growing arable crops.

The events will showcase the latest fungicide performance results as well as using the Recommended Lists to select for appropriate variety traits. There will be opportunities in two-panel sessions to discuss farming in the future: How can we make arable systems sustainable?  What are the market and export opportunities?

Agenda

  • 9.30 – Welcome and coffee
  • 10.00 – Chairs welcome
  • 10.10 – IPM Agronomy update – Fungicide resistance  – Neil Havis
  • 10.30 – Summary of varieties – Steve Hoad
  • 10.50 – Arable Scotland video and slide – Ken Loades
  • 11.20 – challenges and choices fungicides –  Fiona Burnett
  • 11.40 – Sustainable Arable Systems chaired by David Ross;
    • Paul Hargreaves
    • Rumiana Reay- Nottingham UNI
    • Ken Loades – JHI
  • 12.40- Lunch
  • 13.30- Markets and Export opportunities chaired by Peter Chapman
    • Julian Bell- Brexit and markets
    • David Euadell- Markets and Exports
    • Andrew Connan – update local markets
  • 15.00- Tea
  • 15.20- Chairs Summary
  • 15.30- Close

Sign up: https://ahdb.org.uk/events/agronomy-aberdeen

Further information: https://www.sruc.ac.uk/news/article/2569/crop_masters

Your contact details:

events@sruc.ac.uk

+44 (0) 131 535 4000

Calf Crop 2020: Maximising Your Live Calves (Perth)

Date: 21st January 2020

Location: Dewars Centre Glover Street, Perth, PH2 0TH

Time: 10:15 - 14:45

Cost: Free

Efficient beef production requires cows to produce live calves.

This meeting has been designed to highlight key pieces of research which will give you the knowledge and tools to maximise live suckler calves on your farm.

Subjects include:

  • Causes of Calf Loss
  • Still Births and Calving Management
  • Colostrum Management
  • Body Condition and Calf Performance
  • The Impact of Cryptosporidiosis

Come along to hear the latest findings and discuss with colleagues and speakers.Take home new ideas to help you wean an extra calf in 2020.

Speakers;

  • Timothy Geraghty, SRUC Veterinary Services
  • Jayne Orr, University of Glasgow
  • Dr Beth Wells, Moredun Research Institute
  • Dr Simon Turner, SRUC
  • Alex Corbishley, The University of Edinburgh

To book a place contact Val.Angus@sac.co.uk or contact 01835 823322

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