The 5th Pests and Beneficials Review took place at Rothamsted Research Conference Centre on Wednesday 29 January 2020.
Theme – ‘Making Metrics Pay’
Can data-driven decision making deliver profitable IPM
This was an invitee only event.
A comprehensive report of this year’s review, prepared by Dr Larissa Collins, chair of the Pests and Beneficials Expert Group, is available here
To access the speaker’s presentations please click on the relevant session title below. Some of the files are quite large so please be patient whilst they download.
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 Thresholds, risks and realities – lessons from the past to inform the future? – Bill Parker, Director of Research, AHDB
The above speaker presentation can also be viewed as a ppt here to ensure that the graphs are all visible. Please run as a slide show
10.45 IPM Decisions – Forecasts, monitoring and Decision Support Systems – Mark Ramsden, ADAS
11.15 – REFRESHMENTS
11.50 Farmer perspectives on metrics and DSS – Edward Cross, 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 – TBA
14.45 AFTERNOON SESSION DISCUSSION
15.15 Closing remarks – Tim Isaac, Head of Arable, AHDB
15.30 REVIEW CLOSE
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