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Potatoes in Practice 2022

Potatoes in Practice 2022

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Potatoes in Practice is the largest field-based potato event in the UK. The event brings together variety demonstrations, research and trade exhibits in one place - making it an essential date in the potato industry calendar.

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There will be commercial breeders showcasing the latest varieties, machiney on show, agronomists demonstrating what's new in crop protection and researchers discussing their most recent findings.

PROGRAMME

Please note that the final programme may be subject to change on the day.

08:30                   Registration and Start of event

09.30                   Seminar Marquee: Seed Potato Organisation - Introduction to a New Organisation for Seed Potato Growers

                            Guided Whistle-Stop Tours of Demo Plots – each tour starts at the seminar marquee and takes about 60 minutes

                             Tour 1 – Variety Plots 1-11

                             Tour 2 – Agronomy Plots 12-27

09.45                   Official Event Welcome

11.00                   Seminar Marquee: Professor Lesley Torrance: A World Leading International Potato Innovation Centre

12.00                   Seminar Marquee: Dr Philip Burgess: Bringing “PCN Action Scotland” to Life

13.30                   Guided Whistle-Stop Tours of Demo Plots – each tour starts at the seminar marquee and takes about 60 minutes

                             Tour 1 – Variety Plots 1-11

                             Tour 2 – Agronomy Plots 12-27

14.30                   Seminar Marquee: Archie Gibson: Centre For Agricultural Sustainable Innovation (CASI) Crop Quality Centre for the UK Potato Industry.

16.30                   Event Closes

 

More information on the event is available here.

Location

James Hutton Institute's Balruddery Farm, Fowlis DD2 5LJ

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