The PGRO and Syngenta Roadshows offer an opportunity to ask experts about subjects including the ability of the industry to keep up with soaring demand, the best pulses to grow in the spring and how to choose between the latest insecticides and pesticides.
The event will be chaired by Chris Baldwin, managing director of United Oilseeds, and will start with presentations on the market outlook for oilseeds by Michael Archer and David Eudall of Market Intelligence, AHDB, followed by pulses from Salvador Potter, chief executive of PGRO.
is also staging its oilseeds and pulses conference with Home Grown Cereals Authority at the East of England Showground in Peterborough on January 26.
chief executive Salvador Potter said: "Overall pulse production in UK is now recovering from its all-time low in 2007, but PGRO
levy income has inevitably suffered as a result.
Topics being addressed by PGRO
advisers at the event include new varieties, research into agronomy to tackle pests, weeds and diseases, along with the economics of free nitrogen and the benefits pulse crops pump into the farming rotation.