AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds Variety Open Day at Elsoms Wheat Ltd

Elsoms Wheat Ltd are delighted to be hosting one of the AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds Variety Open Days on 7th July 2016. The Open Days include tours of on-farm trials of current and new crop varieties grown to the AHDB Recommended Lists protocol and provide the perfect opportunity to meet and speak to AHDB variety specialists.

  • Map of Flints Farm, Spalding

    Map of Flints Farm, Spalding

The AHDB Variety Open Days are an ideal opportunity for growers to talk to AHDB specialists about the suitability of cereal and oilseed varieties in their locality and discuss with them their variety selection requirements both now and in the future.  The Open Days include tours of on-farm trials, giving visitors the chance to see which varieties have performed well, along with being able to assess the various characteristics of different varieties, evaluating each against their requirements.

Now in their third year, there are four field-based open days in June and July 2016 and they are run each year as part of the ADHB's continuing commitment to provide guided access to our evidence-based crop trials. This year the trials are being held in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Cornwall and Shropshire, with the Lincolnshire event being held at Elsoms Wheat Ltd in Spalding, Lincolnshire.

As the host trials site, Elsoms Wheat Ltd would be delighted if you are able to attend the above HGCA event.  

Please register on the AHDB website - https://www.ahdb.org.uk

Click through from the “Cereals and Oilseeds” page to the “Events” page to register.  
 

Programme:

  • Arrival and registration is from 13:00
  • Visitors are invited to make their way to the registration desk inside the AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds gazebo
  • Spring and winter crop tours will take place at intervals throughout the day followed by a tour of Elsoms Wheat Ltd’s breeding trials.
  • Lunch and refreshments will be served from 13.00 onwards.


Venue Details:

Flints Farm
Pinchbeck
Lincolnshire
PE11 3UW
Tel: 01775 715000
W: http://www.elsoms.com/agricultural-seed/wheat


BASIS Point:

By attending this event you can register to receive 1 NRoSO and 3 BASIS points. pThis is a free to attend AHDB event.


Directions:

Please follow the AHDB arrows to the site.
From the A16, head towards Boston on the A16 Spalding bypass following the signs to the Pumping Station Museum. Turn right onto West Marsh road.
Travel along the road for ½ a mile, go past the museum on your left and the main Elsoms trial site on your right and then turn right into Flints Farm. Pass through the yard, following the road around to your right and before the bridge turn left.
Stay on this farm road for approximately half a mile and the trial site will be clearly signposted past the empty reservoir.
 

 

 

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