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UOM conference 2012

Date Added: 15/12/2011

You are cordially invited to attend the 2012 United Oilseeds Growers Conference


Oilseeds Marketing Ltd/HGCA Agronomy Update

2 February 2012


Held at

Northampton Marriott Hotel

Eagle Drive


NN4 7HW 





·     2.00 pm - Arrive


·     2.15 pm - Chairman’s welcome


·     2.30 pm - The importance of Precision Farming and its relevance to Oilseed Rape.  

Ian Beecher Jones Project Coordinator, HGCA


·     3.00 pm - The impact of rotation on the yield of Oilseed

  Rape, rooting, crop vigour, disease and weed control.

         Fay Ritchie, ADAS Plant Pathologist


·     3.30 pm - New varieties on the HGCA recommended list,Vigour assessment, Importance of average LSD and CV

Simon Oxley, Senior Research and KT Manager HGCA


·     3.45pm - Market update, and the importance of supplying sustainable rapeseed?

Owen Cligg, Trading Manager, United Oilseeds


·    4.00 pm - General discussion about the gap between trial

and farmer yields of Oilseed Rape.


·     4.15 pm – Closing summary and depart.


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