You are invited to view the SRUC Lanarkshire trials site
Courtesy of J & J Bannatyne, Drumalbin Farm.
This event gives the opportunity to view the SRUC trial plots. These include variety comparisons, fungicide and herbicide trials. Speakers including Dr Fiona Burnett, Neil Havis and Steve Hoad will give an overview of the plots. These plots give important data to show how particular varieties and chemicals are performing giving farmers an idea of how to tackle problems they may have at home and allow them to plan strategies for the next cropping season
Outline of the event:
- Barbeque and refreshments
- Pop up Crop Clinic – Bring your own crop sample
- Welcome and introduction Fiona Burnett (SRUC)
- Grain market update Julian Bell (SRUC)
- Tour of plots.
BASIS and NRoSO points available
Integrated pest management topics to include:
- Winter wheat & spring barley variety trials with discussion on winter barley varieties
- Fungicide programmes on winter wheat & spring barley
- Green cover crops, biodiversity, soil health & cross compliance
Bookings are no longer available for this event.
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