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Winter Forum (North) 2016

AHDB Potatoes event

Event date :
Event date: 
Thursday, 28 January, 2016 - 10:00 to 15:00
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Location :
Location: 
Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture (SASA) 1 Roddinglaw Road, Edinburgh EH12 9FJ

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Agenda

Lunch and refreshments will be served.

10.00 – 10.30

Registration and coffee

 

 

Introduction: key messages and AHDB outputs

Philip Burgess. AHDB

 

 

Water Management

Philip Burgess, AHDB

 

Grower Collaboration: what has the project told us?

David Firman, NIAB, CUF

 

Blight: presentation of 2015 Blight season

Where does AHDB go with Blight reporting?         

David Cooke

Claire Hodge, AHDB

 

Blackleg: practical messages on reducing Blackleg in the seed supply chain

 

Gerry Sadler, SASA

 

Summary and Q&A

Philip Burgess. AHDB

 

LUNCH

 

12.45

Workshop programme: two groups

 

 

Workshop1:  SPot Farm results session 1: videos and discussion

Soil management: run-off and irrigation

Hannah Goodwin, AHDB

David Firman, NIAB, CUF

 

Workshop 2: SPot Farm results session 2: videos and discussion

Seed, greening and precision farming

Philip Burgess. AHDB

Simon Smart, NIAB, CUF

 

Tea

 

 

Viruses: Incidence in Scottish seed crops and control

Christophe Lacomme, SASA

 

Competing in the European market

Jay Wootton & Peter Grewar

14.45

Summary and event close