Theme – IWM - It's not just about weeds!


Due to continuing restrictions with numbers at the proposed venue the 58th Annual BCPC Weeds Review will be held  as a virtual event via Zoom on  Wednesday 4 November 2021.

BASIS and NRoSO CPD points for this event have been applied for

Theme: IWM – it’s not just about weeds!

Provisional programme

10.00 Introduction – Chair
Nicola Perry, Corteva Agriscience

10.05 Weather summary for the year
Peter Lutman

10.15 Farming systems, soil management and weeds – holistic approaches to crop production
Alistair Leake, The Allerton Project

10.55 Farmer / Practitioner perspective
Gary Willoughby, Gentle Farming Group

11.25 Discussion session

11.35 Barriers and enablers to IPM adoption
Henry Creissen, SRUC and Holly Clarkson, ADAS

12.05 Seed standards
Stephen Flack, NIAB and 
Richard Barnes, Kings Crops

12.25 Discussion session

12.35 Student slots: 
Opportunities for more precise weed management in fields of lowland rice in Southern-Eastern Nigeria
Odinkemneme Ukwoma-eke, University of Reading

Posters over lunch break

13.45 BCPC Database
Barrie Hunt, BCPC

13.50 Modelling the effects of glyphosate loss in no-till / plough-based systems
Helen Metcalfe, Rothamsted Research

14.15 IWM elements in amenity
Brian Taylor, The Knotweed Company Ltd

14.45 What IWM strategies / tactics are UK arable farmers employing for weed control
Richard Hull, Rothamsted Research

15.05 IWM Praise update
Speaker tbc

15.25 Discussion session

15.40 CLOSE

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