Agri-Tech East Pollinator -Mimic, Harness or Borrow; Applying Nature’s Solutions to Agriculture


Agri-Tech East Pollinator -Mimic, Harness or Borrow; Applying Nature’s Solutions to Agriculture

Naturally occurring products and processes have been the inspiration for a wealth of tools to manage plant and animal health. Here we’ll explore the new and existing biological agents and natural product chemistry tools that are either being used directly or providing the basis for new products for commercial animal, plant and soil management.

Dates 15 Jan 2019 - Download as vCalendar
Opening times 13.30-17.30
Cost Free (members) / £35.00+VAT (non-members)
Venue Easton Campus, Easton and Otley College, Bawburgh Road, NR9 5DX
Organiser name Becky Dodds
Telephone
01223760135
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Event details:

Naturally occurring products and processes have been the inspiration for a wealth of tools to manage plant and animal health. Here we’ll explore the new and existing biological agents and natural product chemistry tools that are either being used directly or providing the basis for new products for commercial animal, plant and soil management.

Programme:

13.30     Registration, coffee

14.00     Chair’s Welcome and Introduction

14.10     Iain Fleming, CEO AlphaBio Control

Combining Nature’s Chemistry and Biology to Provide Solutions for Commercial Agriculture

14.30     Sam Brown, Commercial and Technical Manager, Biotechnica

The Value of Seaweed Extracts in Agriculture and Horticulture

14.50     Rob Plaice, UK and Ireland Technical Manager, GOWAN

Gowan Crop Protection – Evolving Crop Solutions

15.10     Gary Adkins, Global Adjuvants Manager

The Role of Adjuvants in the Growth of Biopesticides

15.30     Russell Sharp, Technical Director, Plater Bio

How Plater Bio shamelessly Mimics, Harnesses and Borrows from Nature’s Chemistry Set to Advance Agricultural Production

15.50     Doug Chaplin, Business and Operations Manager, Micromix

Bio-mimicry used in Biostimulants to Combat Crop Stress

16.10     Panel discussion

16.45     Networking and refreshments

17.30     Event Close

 

Cost:

This event is FREE for members of Agri-Tech East, and £35 for non-members. Please note the fee is non-refundable for cancellation within 5 working days of the event. Use the link on the top right of the event listing to book - you will need to login in or register in order to click it.

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Basis CPD points will be available for attendees of this event.

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