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Welsh Potato day

AHDB Potatoes event

Event date :
Event date: 
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019 - 08:45 to 13:30
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Location :
Wolfscastle Country Hotel, Wolfscastle, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

Showcasing the results from the Strategic Potato Farms.

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8.45-9.30          Registration, bacon rolls and tea/coffee

9.30                    Stephen Mathias (Puffin)/Bill Watts (AHDB) – Welcome

9.35                    Daniel Griffiths (Grimme UK) – mechanical techniques for haulm destruction

10.00                  Aidan Wright (AHDB) - Potato market intelligence update

10.25                  Bill Watts – Biofumigation for management of PCN and other soilborne pests

10.50                  Tea/coffee break

11.10                  James Cheesman (Belchim) – update focussing on Gozai® for haulm desiccation

11.40                  Ben Clunie (Swansea University) – PhD update on wireworm management options

12.00                  Simon Fox (Emerald Crop Science) – OptiYield: microbials and biostimulants for enhanced potato yield

12.30                  Stephen Mathias (Puffin)/Bill Watts (AHDB) – Summary of the day

12.35-13.30      Lunch and depart