Pollinator: The Ag-Chem Pipeline – New chemistries for improved crop management

Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise, Harpenden, AL5 2JQ

9 October, 2018

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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    Go-Pro – Reducing abiotic stress in plants with specific amino acid technology

Gary Adkins, Global Adjuvants Product Director, ECO-FP

17.05     The Science Behind Slug Control

Rob Suckling, Commercial Technical Manger, De Sangosse

17.20    New products and projects to protect crops

Frank Howard CEO, Hockley Agro

17.35     Title TBC

Cyril CappeCEO, 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

19.00     Depart

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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3 Basis CPD points will be available for attendees of this event. Click to book now.

This Pollinator is kindly sponsored by Innovate UK.

Innovate UK


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Pollinators are Agri-Tech East’s regular network meetings. We want to ignite discussions between participants rather than lecture, with people from all sectors and disciplines welcome—whether you’re a grower, a researcher, or entrepreneur, come along and join in!

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