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SPot South West Open Day

AHDB Potatoes event

Event date :
Event date: 
Tuesday, 31 July, 2018 - 15:30 to 19:00
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Location :
Dillington Farms, Illminster, Somerset

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Event timings:

The formal event will begin at 4pm - however registration will open at 3.30pm, and there will be a local soil map available, growers will be able to bring their field coordinates to the event and look-up the soils series for that field, if they do not yet know it.

2018 demonstrations:

  • Nitrogen rates on an indeterminate variety, Electra
  • Cover crops, effect on cultivation pre-potato
  • Anaerobic digestate, value as fertiliser
  • IPM for late blight


  • Graham Colborne, Soil scientist, formerly of the Soil Survey of England and Wales.
  • David Cliffe, Environmental consultant
  • Dr Marc Allison, Senior research associate NIAB CUF.
  • Ben Mitchell, Agronomist Branston Ltd
  • Andrew Wade, Agronomist Agrovista
  • Nick Winmill (TBC), Technical & Development Manager (Potatoes & Irrigation Services) Agrii.

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