The fourteenth bulletin for 2016 from the Rothamsted Insect Survey
Scientists from Rothamsted Research North Wyke are exhibiting this year at the Livestock Event on 6-7th July at the Birmingham NEC. The North Wyke stand, FF364, in the Field Forage exhibition is entitled “How the North Wyke Farm Platform is identifying sustainable solutions for grassland livestock production”.
The world class facilities of North Wyke Farm Platform will represent the grazing research centre of excellence in ruminants.
We are delighted to announce that as from the 31st March 2016 the Farm Platform Data Portal site is now accessible to all.
The thirteenth bulletin for 2016 from the Rothamsted Insect Survey
HERTS 10K 2016
Registration has now closed for this event
The HERTS 10K raises funds for Rennie Grove Hospice Care, and attracts thousands of runners and walkers every year.
Rothamsted Research is supporting and encouraging the engagement of children and young adults with agriculture. To this end, Rothamsted Research is delighted to announce that the ‘Illuminating Life: Personal Encounters’ photo-story competition is back for its second year. Rothamsted Research has been advancing agriculture by providing scientific knowledge and innovation for over 170 years, and has selected agricultural landscapes and practices as the theme of this year’s contest.
Notes to Editors
The twelfth bulletin for 2016 from the Rothamsted Insect Survey
This is a special announcement regarding the diamondback moth and covers observations up until the 10th June 2016. Diamondback moths are an important migratory pest of brassicas, causing feeding and cosmetic damage that can lead to severe losses in cruciferous crops. The diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella) is a species often described a 'super-pest' because they have been found to be resistant to most insecticides, including pyrethroids and diamide.
Notes to Editors
The eleventh bulletin for 2016 from the Rothamsted Insect Survey