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Pollinators & Integrated Pest Management

Pollinators & Integrated Pest Management

Duration:

One day course with a farm walk.

The course is aimed at farmers, spray operators, agronomists, environmental advisors and farm business advisors. It will cover a range of subjects that form the basis of a fully integrated pest management system that will deliver the most effective pest control.

THE COURSE INCLUDES:

  • Pollinators and their importance for Integrated Pest Management.

  • Threshold monitoring and resistant varieties.

  • Sprayer and nozzle technology and using it effectively.

  • What we can learn from organic approaches.

  • Using agri-environment schemes to design effective IPM systems.

  • The economics of effective IPM.

FARM WALK:

  • Pollinators and habitats.

  • Seed mixes and establishment.

  • Biobeds.

  • Buffer zones and LERAPS.

  • The role of grass and livestock.

  • Multi objective use of agri-environment options.

Cost:

£150/person including lunch. Full course rate negotiable for groups. BASIS and NRoSO points available.

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