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East of Scotland Potato Evening 'Managing Blackleg'

AHDB Potatoes event

Event date :
Event date: 
Thursday, 9 July, 2015 - 16:30
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Location: 
Woodside Farm, Kinloss, Forres, Moray IV36 3UA

Technical evening and informal BBQ

Agenda (all times provisional)

1630-1645 Coffee and Registration

1645-1700 Welcome, introductions and overview – Alistair Melrose, A J Allan (Brechin) Ltd

1700-1740 Blackleg update –  Prof. Ian Toth, James Hutton Institute                                

1740-1800 Blackleg research project - Prof. Gerry Saddler, SASA, Scottish Government

1800–1815 Panel session Q&A

1815-1915 Workshops (repeated 15-mins sessions )

  • Drying wall management – Dr Stuart Wale (SRUC)
  • Crop management – Eric Anderson (Scottish Agronomy)
  • Meet the host family partnership, and crop walk – Gordon Rhind, host farmer

1915-2000 BBQ and optional tour of farm's AD plant

2000 Event closes

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