AHDB to discuss the future of the Recommended List at CropTec 2018

This year’s visitors to the CropTec show will be able to discuss a variety of specialist topics with a diverse range of experts, from the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board.

Taking place on 28 to 29 November 2018 at the East of England Showground in Peterborough, AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds stand will include – advice on benchmarking and the potential of the new Farmbench tool.

AHDB will renew its focus on Integrated Pest Management consisting of crop protection, nutrition, breeding and establishment whilst improving the management of soil health and variety selection.

Finally, our AHDB experts from Sutton Bridge will be available to talk through key areas to improve performance of grain storage.

Jenna Watts, team leader for the AHDB Recommended List, will be speaking in the seminar programme to talk about the RL look ahead survey and what the future holds for coveted variety selection guide.

This will provide a great opportunity for growers to ask their questions and feedback their comments to improve the Recommended Lists and shape the future model.

 

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