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Agronomy and Business Virtual Conference for Arable Growers 2022

CAFRE together with UAS and UFU are once again hosting the annual Arable Conference over two webinars for the benefit of the arable sector.

Event 1- Understanding carbon in arable rotations: Tuesday 1st February, 8:00pm

Chair: William Irvine, UFU

Speakers and topics of discussion:

  • Dr Gary Lanigan, Teagasc– Carbon implications for Arable farming
  • Michaela Tener, CAFRE– Understanding Carbon Footprint Calculators
  • Simon Best, UK Arable Farmer of the Year 2021– Establishing a Farm Carbon Footprint through the ARC Zero project
Event 2- Nitrogen and biopesticides: Tuesday 8th February 2022, 8:00pm

Chair: Bruce Steele, UAS

Speakers and topics of discussion:

  • Dr Pete Berry, ADAS– Improving Nitrogen Use Efficiency
  • Dr Roma Gwynn, Biorationale– The developing role of Biopesticides in Arable Production
  • Dr Martin Grantly-Smith, AHDB– Cereals and Oilseeds Sector
  • Bruce Steele, UAS Chair– UAS/UFU Arable Strategy Document