The first UK Vining Pea Conference to be held on the 11th November at PGRO near Peterborough will be sponsored by Syngenta. The event, which will cover R&D, knowledge transfer, the Yes Peas! Promotion Campaign, industry insights, Health & Safety and research into crop association membership will culminate with Keynote Speaker Brian Youngs from the British Frozen Food Federation.
Rebecca Stilton, Syngenta Vegetable Campaign Manager, said “The inaugural Vining Pea Conference promises to showcase the latest agronomic advances for growers, which is entirely consistent with our commitment to help vining pea growers produce higher yielding crops of quality peas. We welcome the opportunity to support this exciting event for the whole industry.”
The conference is aimed at growers, managers, agronomists, processors, seed companies, crop protection specialists and machinery manufacturers from the vining pea industry and is free to attend if you pre-register.
There is a website www.ukpeasandbeans.com where you can register or you can contact Julie Foyster at British Growers on 01507 602427.