Sitobion avenae (English grain aphid)

lowis

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Hi all,

I work for a research organisation and we are looking for cereal farms (wheat, barely, oats) that have populations of Sitobion avenae (English grain aphid) so that we could collect a portion and use these for pesticide research purposes. Any contacts/information would be greatly appreciated. We are based in South Wales looking for hot spots west of Oxfordshire.

Many thanks,
Lowis
 

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HSENI names new farm safety champions

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

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The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) alongside the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP), has named new farm safety champions and commended the outstanding work on farm safety that has been carried out in the farming community in the last 20 years.

Two of these champions are Malcom Downey, retired principal inspector for the Agri/Food team in HSENI and Harry Sinclair, current chair of the Farm Safety Partnership and former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).

Improving farm safety is the key aim of HSENI’s and the FSP’s work and...
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