The annual series of Pulse Roadshow events held by the Processors and Growers Research Organisation (PGRO) and Syngenta is to take place online this year January because of the ongoing pandemic. The Zoom events provide opportunities to learn more about pulse cropping and how to optimise them in the rotation.

PGRO logoThis year’s speakers include technical experts and researchers from the PGRO and Syngenta, as well as Andy Bury, UK pulse manager with Frontier Agriculture. The online event will feature four webinars covering: the market for pulses and varieties for the market; pest management and IPM strategies for pulses; disease control in field beans; and weed control in field beans.

The events will take place on Zoom at 9am on the following dates: 18 January: Andy Bury from Frontier Agriculture and Stephen Belcher, principal technical officer at the PGRO will discuss the market for pulses and varieties for the market. Ref: CP00912010; 19 January: Pest management and IPM strategies for pulses with Dr Max Newbert from Syngenta and Dr Becky Howard from the PGRO. Ref: CP00912011; 20 January: Michael Tait, technical manager Syngenta and Dr Lea Herold, plant pathologist at the PGRO, will discuss disease control in field beans. Ref: CP00912012; 21 January: Weed control options in peas and beans with Jim Scrimshaw, principal technical officer at the PGRO. CP009012013.

To register, visit www.syngenta.co.uk/events.