Improve your agronomy and crop management skills and knowledge with our classroom-based training courses available at locations across England. The events are suitable for agriculture students, farmers, agronomists and advisors.
A half day workshop with John Cussans covering the basics of grass weed biology, the current status of herbicide resistance, integrated weed management approaches, cultivations, crop competitions, rotations and the herbicide programmes.
A half day workshop with Bill Clark and Nick Watson covering a review of the 2012/2013 seasons on yellow rust, septoria and fusarium ear blights, understanding septoria epidemics in relation to growth stage and leaf emergence, the need for multiple timings outside the conventional T1, T2 and T3 timings, the role of fungicides, especially SDHI and strobilurin fungicides, in maintaining high yields, update on fungicide performance and resistance status in Septoria tritici and net blotch, understanding the role of the T3 spray – maintaining green leaf area during grain filling as well as controlling fusarium ear blights and barley fungicide programmes and performance update.
A full day workshop with Ben Freer, Jane Thomas, Jane Taylor and Jennifer Wyatt featuring seed treatments, managing sowing seed, seed germination & vigour, seed & soil-borne diseases and seed certification
A full day workshop with Clare Butler Ellis, Neil Watson and Ron Stobart featuring spray applications, rotations & system performance and value of cover crops in soil & system management, value of soil management and tyres, traction & compaction
Courses are open to all including non-members, with discounts available for NIAB TAG members, and are available at the following locations:
All courses will be held in January, February and March 2014. Prices start at £111 + VAT per half day course under the Early Bird Discount available if you book before 31/12/2013.
BASIS and NRoSO CPD points available.