Elizabeth Stockdale is Head of Farming Systems and Agronomy Research at NIAB. She is a soil scientist with wide experience in academic and policy sectors, including on-farm participatory research and wider stakeholder engagement.
A strategic panel discussion grounded in practical agronomy In all cropping systems, fungicides are only part of disease control alongside variety, rotation and general crop hygiene. There is scope to minimise requirement and potentially save costs, e.g. by using threshold and forecasting information, using appropriate doses and omitting unnecessary sprays. But is there more that […]