Potatoes in Practice 2007 was another resounding success. Around 600 people attended the event organised by SCRI, SAC, BPC and CSC Crop Protection, which was held at SCRI's Gourdie Farm.
Visitors made such comments as "Excellent day", "Very well organised", "Not enough time", "large marquee worked well with well set out stands", "Excellent event", "Staff very helpful", "Maybe better as two day event", "Good sized event – useful and informative".
A summary of the field trials results is below.
- PDF file: Potatoes in Practice 2007 Field Trials Summary  (401 KB)
The three seminar presentations given at the event can be viewed below.
- Ian Toth, SCRI and John Elphinstone, CSL: PDF file: Erwinia chrysanthemi and the threat from Europe  (538 KB).
- Jon Pickup, SASA: PDF file: Revision of the EU PCN Directive: implications for growers  (539 KB).
- David Nelson, Branston Ltd: PDF file: Environmental pressures on the potato supply chain  (301 KB).