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.
Account number: 04410184
Sort Code: 93-36-27
IBAN: IE80 AIBK 9336 2704 4101 84