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Cereals in Practice 2014

Industry event
26 June 2014, 4-8pm: Free
at Burnside Farm, Stanley PH1 4QB
for farmers, agronomists, industry and scientists
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Cereals in Practice is the annual showcase of variety trials and research organised by the James Hutton Institute, SRUC (Scotland's Rural College) and the Scottish Society for Crop Research.

Aimed at farmers, agronomists, industry and scientists working with cereals, this event brings variety trials and current research together in one place providing a unique opportunity to discover and discuss the latest recommendations and developments in the cereals industry.

Field trials and demonstrations will include:

  • The latest research from the James Hutton Institute and SRUC
  • Varieties for 2014/2015
  • The latest in cereal diseases and fungicides in spring barley and winter wheat
  • Optimising nitrogen responses in winter wheat and spring barley
  • Poster displays.

Further information on trials, demonstrations and displays will be available closer to the event.

2013 Field trials and demonstrations included Breeding Progress in Spring Barley, Varieties for 2013/2014, Fusarium head blight control, Cereal diseases and fungicide, Game cover demonstrations,Weed control - timings and herbicides and Alternative crops for Biomass.


  • 4pm: Welcome and Introductory talk – tea and coffee will be available.
  • 4.20pm - 7.30pm: Guided Tours of the plots – tour duration approximately 90 minutes. The final full tour will depart at 6.00pm.
  • 5.30pm - 8pm: A light menu will be served in the exhibitor area, free of charge.
  • 7.30pm: SSCR Whisky prize draw.


The event is being held at Burnside Farm, Stanley, Perth and Kinross PH1 4QB and location details can be found here.


If you have any queries or wish further information, please contact: Sharon Neilson, Events Co-ordinator, Cereals in Practice, The James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA. Email:, Tel: +44 (0)344 928 5428.

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.