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SSCR Cereals Winter Meeting 2015

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Industry event
24 February 2015, 2pm-5pm: Free or £15
at the James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA
for the cereal industry and interested parties
SSCR, crops, cereal

The Scottish Society for Crop Research (SSCR) Cereals Sub-committee will hold its Winter Meeting at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee.

In the UN "Year of the Soil" the theme is "Making the most of your Soil and Cultivations"

Bringing together top farmers, advisers and researchers to share research and practical knowledge. What can we learn from others?

Keynote Speakers

Tom Sewell is a Kent farmer and Nuffield scholar who has reviewed global cultivation systems

Colin McGregor of McGregor's Farms is a leading Borders arable farmer and Scottish pioneer in precision farming and minimum tillage. Colin has deve‎loped one of the largest arable operations in Scotland and is a former UK arable farmer of the year.

Programme

Registration is from 1:30pm before the meeting starts at 2:00pm with an introduction followed by a series of talks. Refreshments will be provided mid-afternoon.

Attending

Please note that this meeting is free for SSCR members but there is a £15 attendance fee for non-members. Membership of SSCR costs £15 a year and there will be the opportunity to join at the meeting. Please confirm your attendance to:

Joanne Russell
Senior Postdoctoral Scientist
The James Hutton Institute
Dundee DD2 5DA
Tel: +44 (0)344 928 5428
Email: events@hutton.ac.uk

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