Dr Paul Gosling of the HGCA
will speak on the spread of herbicideresistant black-grass across England and Scotland, and how the lessons learned there, combined with proactive management, could help slow or even halt the spread of resistance in Wales.
The eight new Monitor Farms were selected from 136 applicants and are the first in a network of 24 HGCA
Monitor Farms to be rolled out over three years.
is responsible for the cereals sector throughout the UK and Amie works in the Supply Chain section of the Market Team.
Jonathan, who was chief executive at Centaur Grain before joining HGCA
, said: "I am delighted to be joining Fengrain at what is an exciting time for the industry.
Rebecca Geraghty, assistant director for crop marketing at HGCA
said: "We are pleased to be holding the HGCA
Biofuels Conference on Teesside, the home of the new Ensus plant.
spokesman would make no comment on criticism of the appointment.
said the higher number of samples could be due to more growers deciding to test individual loads because of the poorer quality.
None of it would have been possible without the help of the NFU, HGCA
and the TA.
THERE could be greater risk to grain stores this year from rodents, according to the HGCA
and the British Pest Control Association (BPCA) The HGCA
is bringing forward publication of its updated rodent control guide to cope with the problem, which is thought to have been exacerbated by the wet weather that has waterlogged the rats' usual habitats.
A printed copy is available from HGCA
, Caledonia House, 223 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9HY.
The forum is chaired by Professor Christopher Ritson, Deputy Chairman of HGCA
and Professor of Agricultural Marketing at Newcastle University.