POTATO STORAGE WORKSHOP

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POTATO STORAGE WORKSHOP
24 Nov 2016

POTATO STORAGE WORKSHOP

Potato

All potato growers are invited to a potato storage workshop which will focus on how to improve potato storage over the coming months.

The workshop will focus on storage diseases which reduce quality and price of ware potatoes and focus on getting the most from stores.
Storage of salad potatoes and results from the 2017 salad potato initiative will also be discussed on the day. Dr. Stuart Wale, Potato Consultant, SRUC will attend.

Key topics on the day

  • Potato disease and disorder diagnosis
  • Avoiding storage diseases
  • Settings for long term storage
  • Salad potato storage and results from 2017

Where:
Keoghs farm, Westpalstown, Oldtown, Co Dublin (53.528,-6.301)

When:
Monday, November 28th at 4pm

Growers are encouraged to bring along samples on the day for identification.

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