BASIS Points Available Webinar - 11th June - Sustainable Crop Health - 14:15 to 15:00

Yara UK

New Member
Cereals Exhibitor

Chaired by Christopher Horne, Department of International Trade

This session explores the new technologies in crop disease and fertiliser management including smart tools, new products and techniques.
  • Dr Chris Hartfield, NFU introduces the NFU’s Plant Health Strategy
  • Fraser Black, CHAP CEO provides an update on Crop Pro, a smart support decision tool, which matches local growth stage to pest and disease risks – and provides spray window forecasts using bespoke weather monitoring
  • Fiona Burnett from SRUC explores sustainable solutions and research into sustainable disease control.
  • Chris Gamble, Olmix looks at the benefits of biostimulants and how they should form a more routine part of the crop health armoury to boost crop resilience.
  • Natalie Wood, Yara provides evidence-based nutrient decision making to get more from your soils and crops.
  • Angela de Manzanos Guinot: Fungi Alert is a new soil health sensor that identifies what pathogens are present in the soil - a critical starting point to creating healthy soils and healthy crops


Chris Horne

Chris Horne - Department of International Trade

Fiona Burnett

Fiona Burnett, Professor of Applied Plant Pathology and Head of Knowledge Exchange - Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC)

Natalie Wood

Natalie Wood, Country Arable Agronomist - Yara UK and Ireland

Dr Chris Hartfield

Dr Chris Hartfield, Senior regulatory affairs adviser - NFU

Fraser Black

Fraser Black, CEO - CHAP

Chris Gamble

Chris Gamble - Olmix

Angela de Manzanos Guinot

Angela de Manzanos Guinot, CTO & Cofounder - FungiAlert


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New report underlines need for joined-up action to protect rivers

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New report underlines need for joined-up action to protect rivers

Written by Defra Press Office

A wide river is in view in a valley in the background, a drystone wall is behind the river, and large, green trees are prominent in the scene.

The Rivers Trust has today launched its State of Our Rivers report aiming to allow the English public understand and explore the health of their rivers on a national and local scale.

Environment Minister Rebecca Pow and Environment Agency Director John Leyland attended the launch panel to discuss the ways in which the...