Big-name sponsor for first UK Vining Pea Conference

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Big-name sponsor for first UK Vining Pea Conference

Event will cover R&D, knowledge transfer, the Yes Peas! promotion campaign, and industry insights, among other topics

Big-name sponsor for first UK Vining Pea Conference

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The first-ever UK Vining Pea Conference is to be sponsored by Syngenta.

The event, to be held on the 11 November at PGRO near Peterborough, will cover R&D, knowledge transfer, the Yes Peas! promotion campaign, industry insights, health and safety, and research into crop association membership.

It 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 Syngenta’s 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.

It is also free to attend if you pre-register.

Attendees can register via this link, or by contacting Julie Foyster at British Growers on 01507 602427.

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