SPot Farm West Open Day: Shropshire

***Please note that this event takes place at Eaton Upon Tern Runway (grid ref: SJ 65555 23256) next to Eaton Upon Tern Village (see map). Use the postcode TF9 2BX for the village and follow the signs for the AHDB event*** 

An open day at Heal Farms, Strategic Potato Farm West, for growers, agronomists, trade and industry from across the potatoes sector.

This event will consist of a morning and afternoon session. Please let us know if you'd like to come to either session or the whole day when you book.

The morning session will comprise a demonstration of a Danfoil low water volume sprayer in comparison to the farm standard Challenger RoGator using water sensitive paper.

In the afternoon session we will explore a range of topics including: fertigation, natural dormancy of potatoes, the AHDB Storage Network, and desiccation and herbicide trial work. 



  • Registration
  • Welcome
  • Live Danfoil versus Challenger RoGator water sensative paper demonstration


  • Natural dormancy plots and the storage network
  • Fertigation and desiccation work
  • Refreshment stop
  • Herbicide investigation into the use of aclonifen (Emerger)




If you have any questions about this event, please contact us using the details below.


T 01904 771218