Plotmech 2017

Join us at Rothamsted Research for a demonstration and discussion day for Field Trial Professionals.

Refreshments and a Hog Roast lunch will be provided.

plotmech2017   DATE AND TIME

Fri 3 February 2017
10:00 – 16:00 GMT



Fowden Hall
Rothamsted Conference Centre
West Common
United Kingdom

Programme for the day:

10.00 - Registrations and refreshments

Presentations start at 10.30.


10.30 - Welcome and introduction to Rothamsted Research - Achim Dobermann, Director and CEO of Rothamsted Research

10.35 - Welcome and introduction from APH / Haldrup - Martin Powell, General Manager APH Ltd

10.40 - Anna Sprinzl, Sales Director Haldrup

11.00 - Trials plot machinery at Rothamsted - Chris Mackay, Field Trials Co-ordinator Rothamsted Research

11.15 - Technologies for monitoring soil drying under growing crops - Chris Watts, Senior Research Scientist Rothamsted Research

11.30 - 'Droning On’ Automated trials monitoring by UAV - Andrew Riche, Research Scientist Rothamsted Research

11.45 - Questions and depart for Rothamsted Farm

12.00 - Lunch and Machinery Demonstration

14.00 – Onwards – Afternoon activities (weather permitting) to include Drone demo, Tour of Rothamsted Farm, Combine Maintenance Q and A session and Insect Radar workshop.


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