Dr Sarah Cook is an arable weed specialist and senior research consultant for ADAS. With a BSc in Agricultural Science and PhD in Agronomy, Sarah has over 30 years’ experience in the arable industry. Her work spans all aspects of arable crop production including weed management, agronomy and integrated crop production. Recognised as a leading UK expert in sustainable agriculture, Sarah wrote the AHDB guide to controlling arable weeds in the rotation and the AHDB Oilseed Rape Guide. Her most recent research includes “Weed control options and future opportunities for UK crops” (AHDB, 2019). Sarah also regularly contributes to leading farming publications, such as Farmers Weekly and CPM, on non-chemical weed control, herbicides and the sustainable management of grass weeds including blackgrass and brome.
Meet ADAS scientists and Farm Wildlife entomologists at the demonstration tent and learn to recognise some key farmland invertebrates from the ADAS and RSPB specimen collections. Then take a stroll with RSPB’s Dr Catherine M. Jones, Bex Cartwright from Bumblebee Conservation Trust, Rachel Richards from Buglife, and ADAS entomologists Elysia Bartel, Samuel Telling, Eleanor Dearlove […]