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Potatoes in Practice 2014

AHDB Potatoes event

Event date :
Event date: 
Thursday, 7 August, 2014 - 08:30 to 17:30
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Location :
Location: 
Invergowrie, near Dundee

Diary date for 2015: Next year's Potatoes in Practice will be held on Thursday 13th August 2015

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

PiP is organised by the James Hutton Institute (JHI), AHDB Potatoes, Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)  and Agrii.

The 2014 event was supported by media partner Potato Review

 

The 2014 seminars covered:

(A medium-res PDF of all slides is available to download as one document, below):

  1. Impact of the new EU PCN Directive and sustainable PCN management strategies
  2. Slug management for potato crops
  3. Grain aphids: could they become a threat to your seed potato crops?
  • visit in-field trials and demonstrations to learn latest research
  • see new varieties
  • view results of new crop treatments
  • watch working machinery and see static machinery displays
  • get expert harvesting advice (NEW harvesting clinics)
  • network with colleagues, suppliers and industry experts.
  • Collect BASIS points (applied for).

2014 event flyer here

Want to see the Trials Results from last year's event?
Here they are to download, and will also be available with the PiP 2014 Event Guide for all visitors.