Cucumber & Pepper Conference

Delta Hotels Waltham Abbey, EN9 3LX

Took place Thursday, 12th October 2023

Programme and presentations (click on the links to download):

Arrival, registration, visit trade stands 

Introduction to the day – James Broekhuizen, CPGA Chair

Priority pest and diseases updateIan Bedford, CPGA Technical Officer

Crop protection and EAMU update for cucumbers & peppersSimon Conway and Jo McTigue, Horticulture Crop Protection Ltd

Varieties update  – Enza Zaden; BASF; Rijk Zwaan

An update from Priva – Kathryn Smethurst

Growing update from the Netherlands  – Herman Hermans, Innocrop Consulting

The energy market and carbon updateJon Swain, NFU Energy

13.00   Conference lunch


Delegates Must Book In Advance

Sum to be paid by BACS


Cheque payments payable to “Cucumber Growers Association” to Martin Ellis, CGA Treasurer, Wold Cottage, 3 Main Street, Elloughton, Brough, East Yorkshire, HU15 1JN. BACS payments to Barclays Bank, sort code 20-43-47, account no. 23440613, SWIFTBIC BUKBGB22, IBAN GB79 BUKB 2043 4723 4406 13.

Delegate Details






If any of the delegates have any particular dietary needs, can you please let Martin Ellis know by separate e-mail.