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Potato Storage Day - West

AHDB Potatoes event

Event date :
Event date: 
Wednesday, 17 January, 2018 - 09:30 to 13:00
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Location :
Russell Price Ltd, Town Farm, Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 1HQ

Timings provisional and subject to change

This event will address national and regional storage issues and best practice.

Including input from our host Russell Price who recently won Farmer's Weekly Agricultural Contractor of the Year award and has a range of stores to view.

This event will bring together experts from AHDB's Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research (SBCSR) facility and those active in commercial industry. It will be a chance to discuss best practice with these experts, and your peers from the local area.

Speakers will include Adrian Cunnington and Adrian Briddon from SBCSR, who will be discussing topics such as:

  • Achieving compliance with CIPC legislation and stewardship
  • Methods of box store improvements for CIPC application
  • Use of maleic hydrazide
  • Alternative sprout suppressants
  • Store preparation & loading
  • Store temperatures
  • Humidity control
  • Store optimisation including:
  • Weight loss reduction
  • Cost effective ventilation
  • Box stacking
  • Store monitoring
  • Insulation and air leakage
  • Condensation control

​The following programme is subject to change

To book, please register here