Weeds

The BCPC Weeds Working Group meets three times a year and delivers the annual BCPC Weeds Review to an invited audience which includes researchers, advisers, growers and industry representatives. The Review comprises presentations from invited speakers on topics of current interest.

The 57th Annual BCPC Weeds Review took place VIRTUALLY on 2 December 2020 – To access the speaker presentations click here 

The 56th Annual BCPC Weeds Review took place on 14 November 2019 – To access speaker presentations click here

The 55th Annual BCPC Weeds Review took place on 7 November 2018 – To access the speaker presentations  click here

The 54th Annual BCPC Weeds Review took place on 9 November 2017 – To access the speaker presentations click here

 

The annual BCPC Weeds Review provides an excellent forum for debate and discussion on the current hot topics on weed control in crop protection. It looks at emerging technologies and offers attendees an excellent networking opportunity. Jason Tatnell - 2016 Weed Review Chairman

Current membership of the group is

Name Company Email address Additional information
Barrie Hunt (chairman) Gowan
Gowan Technical specialist
Member of the Bracken Control Group.
BCPC Advisory Board member
EWRS member
WRAG member
Lynn Tatnell (secretary) ADAS
ADAS Weed Research.
EWRS member.
Tim Martin AICC
AICC Independent agronomist working for farm businesses in East Anglia.
Jim Orson BCPC
BCPC/NIAB Weed biologist
BCPC Executive member
Ingrid Den Hoed Defra / Chemicals Regulations Directorate
Defra/CRD WRAG Member.
Member EPPO working party on herbicides.
Julian Hasler NFU
NFU Farmer
NFU representative
Paul Fogg Frontier Agriculture Ltd
Frontier Agriculture Crop protection specialist
Richard Hull Rothamsted Research
Rothamsted Research Weed Research.
EWRS Member.
WRAG secretary
Peter Lutman Ex-Rothamsted
ex Rothamsted Weed biology and control specialist
EWRS Member
Don Pendergrast AHDB arable
AHDB Arable AHDB crop protection specialist
Bob Froud- Williams Ex-Reading University
ex-Reading University Weed biology specialist
Past president EWRS
Brian Taylor The Knotweed Company
The Knotweed Company Invasive Weed Control
Nicola Perry Corteva
Corteva Herbicide technical specialist
Georgina Wood Syngenta
Syngenta Herbicide technical specialist
Nick Tillett Tillett & Hague
Tillett & Hague Mechanical Weed Control
Martin Richards SRUC
SRUC Weed biology and herbicide control
Nick Tillett Tillett & Hague
Tillet & Hague Mechanical weed control
Henry Creissen SRUC
SRUC Crop protection
Jon Bellamy NIAB
NIAB Crop protection / herbicide control
William Lankford Adama
Adama Herbicide technical Specialist