LAMMA offers first opportunity to collect BASIS points in 2018

As one of the first major agricultural events in 2018, LAMMA is being crowned as the perfect opportunity for BASIS professional register members to kick-start their CPD point collection for the New Year.

Stephen Jacob, BASIS CEO, explains that there will be a total of 12 points on offer over the two-day event, with a maximum of six points available each day.

“Two of the six points on offer can be obtained by heading to the BASIS stand, number 753 in hall 7, and presenting a membership card to the team,” he says.

“The remaining four points can then be collected by participating in the knowledge trail, which involves members completing a series of technical questions at various stands, with the view of helping them further their knowledge,” adds Stephen.

“This is particularly important as the agricultural industry demands an extensive skill set, and as new technology and best practice protocols evolve, it’s really important that those working in the sector keep up to date on the latest advances.”

The BASIS team will also be on hand to provide advice and guidance, to both existing and prospective members, on the wide range of training courses that are available.

“As well as the BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection (Agriculture), a range of courses are available and will be showcased on the day, including the Certificate in Soil and Water Management,” explains Stephen.

“This course will assist both farmers and advisers in managing these resources in a sustainable manner, to protect the environment while striving for the best yield,” he adds.

For more information on BASIS membership and training, please visit www.basis-reg.co.uk or call 01335 343945.

BASIS points up for grabs at LAMMA

Day 1 Day 2
2 points for attendance 2 points for attendance
1 point per knowledge trail exhibitor or seminar

(Maximum of 4 points per day)

1 point per knowledge trail exhibitor or seminar

(Maximum of 4 points per day)

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Deputy editor of Agronomist and Arable Farmer as well as responsibility for the Agronomist and Arable Farmer and Farm Business websites. After 17 years milking cows on the family farm John started writing about agriculture in 1998 and has since written for a variety of publications and has developed a wide circle of contacts within the industry. When not working John is a season ticket holder at Stoke City and also of late has become a fitness freak, listing cycling, swimming and walking as his exercises of choice.