Reducing the use of synthetic herbicides is good for the environment and farmers' bottom lines. What different methods of tackling weeds are available and how do they work in different situations?
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- Presentation by Nick Fradgley on the trial protocols
- Presentation by Lynn Tatnell on the biology of creeping thistles
- Presentation of the findings to date which could include visiting a field which was subsoiled last year.
Field Study Hut
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AttendedFollow up meeting on progress on the non chemical control of creeping thistles field lab. In particular we will be reviewing the impact this year on treatments carried out in late 2014 and 2015, including sub soiling, weed pepper and mineral applications.
We will also be joined by Ubiqutek who will demonstrate their electric weeder.
10:30 Introduction - Liz Bowles
11:00 Physiology of creeping thistles - Lynn Tatnell ADAS
11:30 Update on trial and trial findings
12:15 Visit to trial site including demonstration of electric weeder - Ubiqutek
Sandringham Estate Visitor Centre - Field Studies Hut
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