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BASF invite you to join them on Tuesday 3rd March to meet other farmers and discuss the season ahead.
When: Tuesday 3rd March 2020 Where: York Racecourse, York, YO23 1EX Time: 10.30 to 16.00 Register: CLICK HERE
As part of the farming community, you are invited by BASF to an innovative event to launch the new cereal fungicide, Revystar® XE. Eight events will be held throughout the UK, bringing farmers together to discuss their challenges and plans for spring 2020. Set at York Racecourse looking out over the Parade Ring, our roadshow event will hear from farmers Pat Thornton and Rodger Hobson about their farming operations,innovation,and trips to Ireland and New Zealand.
Farmers involved in BASF’s Real Results Circle will share their field trial results of using Revystar® XE on their farms last spring. You’ll hear first hand how they got on and what they thought. Soil health expert, Professor Jenni Dungait will also be giving her advice on how to manage soils following the wet conditions, and ADAS will share their independent research into Revystar® XE‘s performance.
10.30 Tea & coffee available
11.00 Welcome from event co-chairs Rory Galloway, Agronomy Manager, BASF Pat Thornton, Farmer and Real Results Circle
11.15 Morning session: A Farmer Focus Pat Thornton Pat will give an overview of his farm business, the challenges he faced last season and his involvement in on-farm trials. Rodger Hobson As the UK’s largest grower of carrots for the processing market, Rodger will share some insights into his operation and his thoughts on growing cereals after joining the BASF Innovation Tour to New Zealand. Mike Green, Sustainability Manager, BASF Mike will share some of his 30-years of agronomy and environmental experience managing projects on soil health, delivery of food and environmental resources, as well as wholefarm sustainability systems. A session offering practical on-farm solutions. Prof. Jenni Dungait, Soil Health Expert A look at soil remediation and health, as well as how to deal with compaction and wet weather, following the high rainfall this winter.
13.00 Lunch:A hot meal followed by something sweet!
13.55 Video:A look at farmer challenges across the country.
14.00 Afternoon session: Revystar® XE Rory Galloway, Agonomy Manager, BASF The local recommendation for Revystar® XE Kate Storer, ADAS The independent view –a look at their trials across the UK, and locally with Revystar® XE Mathew Barnes, Agronomy Manager, BASF The technical story behind the fungicide Revystar® XE, what can it do for your crops and why the industry is so excited by this new innovative solution. Pat Thornton, Farmer and Rory Galloway, BASF A first-hand experience with Revystar® XE on the ground looking at the Real Results Circle 2019 wheat trials.
Welcoming over 360,000 people and 1,500 horses every year, York Racecourse has won a number ofawards including Flat Racecourse of the Year (four times) and the top British racecourse in The Times survey. The venue operates a zero waste to landfill ethos with all bars and food concessionaires throughout the racecourse only using products that can be composted resulting in c.110,000 tons of compost produced at the site of local partner, Yorwaste, each year. The Real Results Roadshow event will take place in The Dante Suite, located in the Ebor Stand with views of the Parade Ring.
Car Parking –plenty on-site, only one car park will be available.
Location - sat nav postcode YO23 1EX
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Road – Located within a mile of the A1036 York (west), exit of the A64.
Train – the closest train station is York.