Theme – What next for IPM?

The 59th Annual BCPC Weeds Review is scheduled to take place as a live event on  Thursday 3 November 2022 at the Sophi Taylor Building, NIAB, Cambridge.

5 BASIS CPD points and 4 NRoSO CPD points have been allocated for attending this event.

Programme

10.00 Welcome, Review Chairperson
Bill Lankford, ADAMA

10.05 Overview of the current state of herbicides – perspective from an early screening R&D company
TBC (MOA technology)

10.25 Weed control in sugar beet – herbicide changes/impact/issues
Pam Chambers, UPL

10.40 Weed control in potatoes – herbicide changes/impact/issues
Graham Tomalin, VCS

10.55 Questions / discussion session one

11.05 Comfort break

HERBICIDES IN WATER SESSION

11.15 Voluntary Initiative update – herbicides in water / IPM survey
Neil Evans, Voluntary Initiative

11.30 Water Authority update/state of play: herbicides in water
Richard Reynolds, Anglian Water

11.45 Propyzamide case study: Practical reduction measures
Stephen Moss, independent consultant

12.00 Propyzamide case study: Stewardship
Joe Martin, Corteva

12.15 Aquatic invasives – problems and control options
Alex Brook, Ebsford Environmental

12.30 Questions/discussion session two

12.35 POSTERS – 3 minutes pitch slots PhD students 
TBC

13.00 LUNCH BREAK AND POSTER SESSION

RE-GENERATIVE AGRICULTURE AND NEW TECHNOLOGY SESSION

14.00 Overview of sustainable farming incentive scheme
TBC

14.20 ELMS and biodiversity: IPM practical impact on weed management
Martin Lines, Nature Friendly Farming Network

14.40 The impact on weed control of developing rotational, cultivation and cover crop practices newly adopted on the Raynham Estate
Tom Pearson, Raynham Estates, Norfolk

15.00 Mechanical Weed Control – advances in arable crops 
Will Smith, NIAB

15.20 Robotics – major advances in field crops for weed control
Barrie Heptonstall, Small Robot Company

15.40 Questions and Panel discussion

16.00 End