National Potato Conference 2020

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National Potato Conference 2020

National Potato Conference and Trade Show 2020



Date: 18th February 2020

Venue: Red Cow Moran Hotel


€50 includes lunch, tea/coffee, conference catalogue and access to trade stands.

€40 for IFA members and Teagasc clients.

Please register for the IFA 2020 Potato Conference through the form below.


Session 1: 10.00am -12.30 pm

Opening address IFA and Teagasc

Cliona Lynch Kantar- ‘The Irish Potato Market’

Lorcan Bourke – ‘Millennials Attitudes to Potatoes’ and the new EU potato promotional campaign 2020-2023

Stu Baker, AHDB – ‘Potatoes – the Food of the Future – a British Perspective’

Aoife Hearne – ‘Putting Potatoes Centre Plate for Millennials Optimum Nutrition’

Liam Glennon – ‘World Potato Congress, Ireland, 2021’

Session 2: 2.00pm – 4.30 pm

Barry Delaney, DAFM– Plant health requirements &  seed supply

Barry Caslin, Teagasc – Energy requirements & savings on potato farms

Shay Phelan, Teagasc – Desiccation – life after diquat

Adrian Briddon, Sutton Bridge – Controlling sprouting in store without CIPC

Workshops 3.30 – 4.30

Trade show ongoing throughout the afternoon


Payment by bank transfer with details below or cash only on the day.

AIB Bank

Account number: 04410184

Sort Code: 93-36-27

IBAN: IE80 AIBK 9336 2704 4101 84


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