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SPot North Field Walk

AHDB Potatoes event

Event date :
Event date: 
Thursday, 19 July, 2018 - 12:30 to 16:00
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Location :
Somerby Top Farm, Barnetby, North Lincolnshire. DN38 6BN

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Event agenda

  • 12:30 Registration, coffee and tea and bacon rolls.
  • 13:10 Welcome and introduction.  Will Gagg, Farm Manager and Graham Bannister, AHDB Knowledge exchange Manager.
  • 13:30 A short walk to Barn Field.
  • 13:40 An introduction to trials and demonstrations being undertaken on nutrition by NIAB CUF.  Including nitrogen, sulphur, phosphate and potash.  Dr. Mark Stalham
  • 14:40 An introduction to herbicide trials being undertaken by VCS.  These include residual and contact herbicides. Graham Tomalin, senior Agronomist VCS
  • 15:40 An introduction to the idea of whether to plant headlands or not, organised by R. S. Cockerill (York). Richard Wilson, R. S. Cockerill & Graham Bannister
  • 15:55 Short walk back to Somerby Top potato store.
  • 16:00 Closing, feedback forms and an opportunity to question the speakers involved.
  • 16:15 Depart.

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​If you would like more information - please contact Chloe Ingleby on 01904 771211 or email