The Voluntary Initiative at 21: Past, Present and Future

Join the Q&A session with us as we celebrate 21 years in the Seminar Area at CropTec 2022. You can find this session in the seminar theatre on day 1 of the show – Wednesday November 23 – at 3.00pm.

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Participate in the presentation and panel discussion on VI’s past achievements, current activities and the role of an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) based approach to the future of sustainable farming.

Chaired by VI Chair Phil Jarvis, the panel consists of:

  • Matt Culley (Farmer and Chair of NFU Crops Board).
  • Hazel Doonan (Head of Agronomy and Crop Protection Sector, AIC).
  • Caroline Nicholls (SFI Content Team Leader for IPM, Defra)
  • Matt Redman (AHDB Monitor Farm, Contractor and VI Champion).
  • Steve May (Sprayer Operator, current 2022 FSOOTY Champion and Northants BeekeepersLiaison Officer).

It's free to register for CropTec 2022, so please do come along, participate and enjoy a slice of cake.

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