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Progressive potato farming: management for healthy tubers, increased yield and resource stewardship

AHDB Potatoes event

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Event date: 
Thursday, 22 November, 2012 - 09:00 to 16:00
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Newark Showground


Building on the success of the previous conference in 2010 ADAS and Syngenta will once again provide the essential new technical innovation and marketing inspiration for all growers, agronomists and potato industry specialists.

Key speakers at the conference include:

• David Firman of Cambridge University Farms on the importance of quality seed

• Martyn Silgram of ADAS with advice on soil management

• Tom Prior of Fera giving a summary of potato cyst nematode sampling

• Neil Cameron of Bidwells’ on financial pointers and business performance

• Kate Cox of AHDB Potatoes signposting the future success of the potato industry

• Henry Leveson-Gower of Defra on water abstraction reform

• David Turner of Turner Agriculture Ltd on seed treatment application and good stewardship

Trade stands and outdoor machinery demonstrations will be available to view at intervals throughout the day including new innovations in planting, harvesting and grading equipment.

Book your place at the conference now by visiting or calling Michelle Patching at ADAS Boxworth on 01954 268214.

Delegate - £50.00 + VAT.

Reduced delegate rate for AHDB Potatoes levy payers- £40.00 + VAT.

Price includes a two course hot lunch.

This event is registered for BASIS and NRoSO points.

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See the ADAS website for more details

In partnership with AHDB Potatoes