The 76th IIRB Congress, organised in cooperation with the French technical sugar beet institute ITB, was held 5th June to 7th June 2018 at the Centre International Deauville C.I.D in Deauville, Normandy, France.
IIRB Congresses are the platform for knowledge transfer and networking in the sugar beet sector. An international audience of more than 350 persons attended this congress. Current topics of sugar beet cultivation were presented in five technical sessions. Additionally more than 100 posters were presented and discussed with poster authors during the two poster sessions.
The 7th of June was dedicated to a Field tour on the topic of flax cultivation. It provide a detailed insight into flax cultivation and processing, typical for the Normandy area.
The congress ended in the early afternoon.
All pictures courtesy of C.I.D