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Plant Protection Developments in the Horticultural & Speciality Crop Sector...

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Backweston Laboratory Campus

Celbridge

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The Pesticide Controls Division of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine will host an information seminar on Plant Protection Developments in the Horticultural and Speciality Crop Sector on Tuesday 31st October 2017 at its headquarters in The Shared Facilities Building, Backweston Laboratory Campus, Celbridge, Co. Kildare.

Speakers on the day will include:

  • Mr Jeroen Meeussen from the EU Minor Use Co-ordination Facility
  • Mr Donal Lynch from the Pesticide Controls Division, DAFM
  • Ms Vivian Powell from the Agricultural and Horticultual Development Board (UK)
  • Mr Luc Peeters from Copa- Cogeca (European farmers and co-op representatives)
  • Mr Paul Brophy from the IFA horticultural committee and vegetable grower

The aim of the seminar is to facilitate a forum for discussion and to provide information on areas such as:

  • Challenges facing growers of speciality crops
  • The need for research and innovation in the speciality crop area
  • The regulatory hurdles in finding plant protection solutions
  • The role of the EU Minor Uses Co-ordination Facility

This free event is open to all and will be of special interest to all stakeholders within the horticultural industry.

Registration is necessary to gain access to the campus.

If you have any specific queries on the event please contact donal.lynch@agriculture.gov.ie

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