The 7th Pests and Beneficials Review will take place VIRTUALLY on Wednesday 26 January 2022.
Theme – Trials, Tribulations and Successes of IPM in the Field
The objective of the meeting is to better understand how to deliver practical IPM solutions to farmers. This starts with the policy context, the research that can be undertaken and finally the delivery of tools and information to famers and the successful implementation in the field. It also seeks to highlight the need to integrate the thinking about the implications of combining IPM management decisions for pests, diseases and weeds pests and the trade-offs that may result.
This is an invitee only event
4 BASIS CPD points and 4 NRoSO CPD points have been allocated for this event.
10.00 Welcome – Jon Knight, BCPC Pests & Beneficials Group Chairman and Independent Consultant
10.05 Chair’s Introduction – Cathryn Lambourne, Agrifood KTN
IPM in the Field – The Context
10.15 Review of IPM related policy and hoped for outcomes – Defra Pesticides Team
10.45 Outcomes of the Defra SFI survey on IPM implementation and VI survey on the adoption and use of IPM – Henry Creissen, SRUC
11.15 Short break
Case studies of IPM Implementation
11.25 Cabbage Stem Flea Beetle Case Study for IPM research – Sam Cook and Patricia Ortega-Ramos, Rothamsted Research
11.55 BYDV Case Study for the integration of Pest Management approaches for insects – Alan Dewar, Dewar Crop Protection.
12.25 Questions / Discussion – morning presentations
12.45 Lunch break
Tools for IPM
13.30 IPM Decision Support System Tools available now – IPM Decisions EU project – can the same tools be applied easily in different regions? – Mark Ramsden, ADAS
Tools that Work for Farmers
14.00 IPM implementation – the independent advisor’s perspective – Sean Sparling, AICC.
14.30 IPM implementation – the farmer’s perspective – Andy Barr, Farmer, Kent
15.00 Questions/Discussion panel
For further information contact Jon Knight, chairman, Email: email@example.com
or Moira Hart, Dewpoint Marketing Tel: 01664 823551 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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