Pollinator: The Ag-Chem Pipeline – New chemistries for improved crop management
Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise, Harpenden, AL5 2JQ
9 October, 2018
The importance of agri-chemicals to support productive agriculture shouldn’t be under-estimated, and exciting advances are being made in the developments of novel solutions for crop protection, soil enhancement and plant stimulants. With potential regulatory uncertainties for some current management solutions, the pressing need to develop to effective, environmentally acceptable crop management chemistries continues.
This Pollinator will be an opportunity to hear first-hand about the pipeline of innovative new chemistries being made available to growers, as well as providing an opportunity to understand more about the process of researching and developing new solutions.
Representatives from large and small developers of novel solutions will be showcasing agri-chemicals for soil improvement, crop protection, integrated pest management, as well as a novel formulation for nitrogen application.
16.00 Registration and coffee
16.30 Welcome and Introduction
Chair: Patrick Allpress, Farm Director, Allpress Farms
16.35 Trivazen – 3 in one plant activation, fungicide and biocide. Too good to be true?
Ella Kalnina, CEO, Arlabion
16.50 Adjuvants for Use with Bio Control Products and Organic Production
Gary Adkins, Global Adjuvants Product Director, AB-Consortia
17.05 The Science Behind Slug Control
Simon McMunn, Commercial Director, De Sangosse
17.20 Title TBC
Frank Howard CEO, Hockley Agro
17.35 Title TBC
Cyril Cappe, CEO, Timac Agro
17.50 Three-dimensional chess – investing for the future within an evolving environment
Will Charlton, Cereal Fungicide Campaign Manager, Bayer Crop Science
18.05 Panel discussion
18.30 Networking and refreshments
Booking & Cost:
This event is FREE for members of Agri-Tech East, and £35 for non-members. Please note the fee is non-refundable for cancellation within 5 working days of the event.
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This Pollinator is kindly sponsored by Innovate UK.
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