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Programme

Programme

Event Programme and Timetables

PROGRAMME

Please note that the final programme may be subject to change on the day. Click here to view the event map.

09:00 - Registration and start of event

09:30 - Guided whistle-stop tours of demo plots – each tour starts at the seminar marquee and takes about 60 minutes

  • Tour 1 – Variety Plots 1-11
  • Tour 2 – Agronomy Plots 12-27

09.45 Official event welcome

10.00 - Seminar marquee: Seed Potato Organisation - Introduction to a New Organisation for Seed Potato Growers:  This year, Potatoes in Practice will host a meeting of the new Seed Potato Organisation, an initiative currently in development which aims to support the seed potato industry. Views are being sought from seed potato growers; visit the Seed Potato Organisation website to learn more.

10.45 - Live machinery demonstration  

11.00 - Seminar marquee: Professor Lesley Torrance, James Hutton Institute - A World Leading International Potato Innovation Centre

12.00 - Seminar marquee: Dr Philip Burgess, ScottishPotatoes.org - Bringing “PCN Action Scotland” to Life

13.30 - Guided Whistle-Stop Tours of Demo Plots – each tour starts at the seminar marquee and takes about 60 minutes

  • Tour 1 – Variety Plots 1-11
  • Tour 2 – Agronomy Plots 12-27

14.00 - Live machinery demonstration 

14.30 - Seminar Marquee: Archie Gibson - Centre For Agricultural Sustainable Innovation (CASI) Crop Quality Centre for the UK Potato Industry.

16.00 Event Closes

 

One NRoSO and five BASIS points are available at this event.

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