Pulse growers and advisers are invited to the 2019 PGRO and Syngenta Pulse Crop Roadshows.

The events will travel through the major growing regions covering a range of topics of value to all growing or considering growing pulses:

– Introduction: Roger Vickers, PGRO.

– Pulses – threats and opportunities post Brexit: Graham Redman, The Andersons Centre.

– Integrated farm management (IPM / IFM): PGRO.

– 2018 season and trials review: Syngenta UK Ltd.

– Catch and cover crops in the rotation – a focus on the affect on soil: PGRO.

– Intercropping – the theory and experiences at PGRO: PGRO.

The Roadshows will be held in Bury St Edmunds (22 January), Peterborough (23 January), Escrick near York (24 January), Ardington near Wantage (29 January) and Shifnal in Shropshire (30 January).

All meetings will start at 16:00 and finish at 18:15 with a pie & pea meal. NRoSO and BASIS points will also be available.

All wishing to attend should visit the Syngenta events link to book a place: https://www.syngenta.co.uk/events

 

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John Swire - Deputy editor of Agronomist and Arable Farmer as well as responsibility for the Agronomist and Arable Farmer and Farm Business websites. After 17 years milking cows on the family farm John started writing about agriculture in 1998 and has since written for a variety of publications and has developed a wide circle of contacts within the industry. When not working John is a season ticket holder at Stoke City and also of late has become a fitness freak, listing cycling, swimming and walking as his exercises of choice.