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Potatoes in Practice

AHDB Potatoes event

Event date :
Event date: 
Thursday, 9 August, 2012 - 10:00 to 17:30
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Location :
Balruddery Farm, near Dundee, Angus DD2 5LJ

Record attendance (and dry weather) at this year's Potatoes in Practice!

If you missed this year's largest GB potato technical event, you can view them in our Knowledge Hub (Presentations); click here.

'Growing to meet specifications' - Jim Aitken, Branston

'Late blight status update' - Dr David Cooke, James Hutton Institute

'Control of aphid vectors in the seed crop' - Dr Brian Fenton, James Hutton Institute

Trials and demonstrations

Results from the 2012 science and technical trials will be published in Spring 2013.


Britain's largest potato field event including trials, demonstrations, plot tours, trade exhibition, seminars and networking.

Free to attend.

7 BASIS points + 2 NRoSO points available for CPD registered visitors

Watch our short video - see why leading researchers attend Potatoes in Practice, and how this event can assist your business.

Potatoes in Practice (PiP) Trials Summary Report 2011 now available! 
Read results of PiP's 2011 research trials, demonstrated at last year's event. See what findings and results could help your crop and your business.

Potatoes in Practice (PiP) 2012 is sponsored by the AHDB Potatoes, and will be held at the James Hutton Institute’s Balruddery Farm on Thursday 9 August .

What will you find at PiP? Download the 2012 event Flyer here (5.5 KB).

Exhibitor Information and Booking Forms: booking for trade stands is now closed.

Need more information?

Exhibitor bookings: Sharon Neilson | +44 (0)1382 568750 | (NB: Exhibitor stand booking is now closed).

Trial and demonstration plots: applications for plots is now closed.

Visiting: Attending the event is free. You don't have to pre-register but if you complete the registration form in the Flyer, and bring it with you to the event, it will save you some time on arrival. Download the 2012 event Flyer here

AHDB Potatoes liaison: Sophie Lock | +44 (0)24 7647 8772 |

Advertising in the PiP Event Guide: Sophie Lock | +44 (0)24 7647 8772 | NOW CLOSED.


2011 Trials Summary Report Read results of PiP's 2011 research trials here, demonstrated at last year's event. See what findings and results could help your crop and your business.