SPot Scotland Summer Open Day


This year's SPot Scotland Open Day will focus on our final year of trials which include work on cultivations, nutrition, seed spacing and precision technology.

This event will give growers the chance the tour the demonstration site, hear from our expert speakers and find out more about the Strategic Farm programme.

We will also be looking at previous results to see how they compare to changes made across other farms in the network.

Growers can attend either the morning or afternoon session, as the topics will be repeated, see schedule below.

10:00   Registration 
Tea and Coffee

10.30  - 10.40 Welcome & Introduction
  Graham Bannister, AHDB
  Overview of current season and links to AHDB national programme

10:40  - 11.10 Nutrition
   Marc Allison, NIABCUF

11.10 – 11.30 Blight
   David Cooke, New blight strains

11.30 – 11.45 Crop Markets
   David Eudall, Head of Market Specialists (Arable) AHDB

11.45 – 12.45 Field Sessions 
 
Station 1  Precision Monitoring 
  Soil Essentials

Station 2  Nutrition
   Marc Allison, NIAB CUF

Station 3  Golden Plot
Daan Kiezebrink & Kerr Howatson

12:45   BBQ Lunch 

14:00 – 16:00 Repeat of morning sessions

To register to attend please use the button bellow or email KE.Events@ahdb.org.uk for more details.

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