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BCPC Pests and Beneficials Review 2020

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The 5th Pests and Beneficials Review will take place at Rothamsted Research Conference Centre on Wednesday 29 January 2020.

Theme – ‘Making Metrics Pay’
Can data-driven decision making deliver profitable IPM

This is an invitee only event.

09.30 REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS

10.00 Welcome – Larissa Collins, BCPC Pests & Beneficials Group Chairperson / Entomology Team Leader, Fera Science Ltd.

10.05 Introduction – Tim Isaac, Chair / Head of Arable, AHDB

10.15 Overview of Industry progress – Susannah Bolton, Director Knowledge Exchange, AHDB

10.45 IPM Decisions – Forecasts, monitoring and Decision Support Systems – Mark Ramsden, ADAS

11.00 What to measure – crop physiology perspective – Sara Kendall, ADAS

11.15 – REFRESHMENTS

11.30 Remote sensing – Colin Carter, Landseer Ltd

11.50 Farmer perspectives on  metrics and DSS – Chris Eglington, Norfolk Farmer

12.00 MORNING SESSION DISCUSSION

12.30 LUNCH AND POSTERS

13.35 DEPHY and the IPM monitoring; lessons learnt in France – Nicolas Munier-Jolain, INRA

13.55 Economic trade-offs associated with IPM – Alice Midmer, Demonstration and Innovation Manager, LEAF

14.15 Understanding the factors that influence the uptake of new approaches on farm – Emily Pope, Knowledge Transfer Manager Arable, AHDB

14.35 Farmer perspective on IPM on farm – Andrew Francis, Farm Director, Elveden Farms Ltd

14.45 AFTERNOON SESSION DISCUSSION

15.15 Closing remarks – Tim Isaac, Head of Arable, AHDB

15.30 REVIEW CLOSE

For further information contact: moira@dewpointmarketing.co.uk

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