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'Post-Harvest Technologies; Innovations for Keeping Crops Clean, Cool and (High) Quality

AHDB Potatoes event

Event date :
Event date: 
Wednesday, 20 June, 2018 - 14:30
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Location :
Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research, Lincs

In celebration of the new partnership between the AHDB and Agri-Tech East, we are jointly hosting an event to showcase some of the newest technologies and innovations in post-harvest management and storage.

From rapid refrigeration to seed cleaning, and from electronic noses to automated environmental control systems, good post-harvest management systems are vital to prevent deterioration and retain the value of the harvested crop. This event will explore new innovations being used to help maintain the quality and integrity of the crop post-harvest, for short and long-term storage.

There is also the option for a tour of the facilities to see first-hand the research programmes underway at Sutton Bridge, and the chance to meet Laura Bouvet, our latest new recruit who is working jointly with Agri-Tech East and the AHDB.


14.30    Arrival and registration

15.00    Using new tools to understand store airflow

Adrian Cunnington, Head of Crop Storage Research, AHDB

15.20    The Digital Supply Chain Starts With Storage

Antony Yousefian, UK Director, 30MHz

15.40    The Power of Storage; Smart Storage

Ronnie Laing, Managing Director, Omnivent

16.00   CDT low power gas sensors for distributed monitoring for Post-Harvest Applications

Nick Darnell, Senior Scientist, CDT

16.20    Storage losses – over 6% is unacceptable. Using the correct tools at least 2% can be saved!

Kees Wijngaarden, Area Sales Manager, Tolsma Storage

16.40     Panel Discussion     

17:00     Tea, Tour of Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research Facility

18.00     Close and depart

Booking & Cost:

This event is FREE for members of Agri-Tech East and AHDB levy payers, and £35 for non-members and non-levy payers. Please note the fee is non-refundable for cancellation within 5 working days of the event.

3 Basis CPD points will be available for attendees of this event.

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