Yorkshire Potato Day announced

Potato growers in the north of England are invited to keep up-to-date with industry challenges by attending the Yorkshire Potato Day on 20 July at the Askham Bryan College Farm near York.

The Water Framework Directive is one concern for many growers. Paul Chambers from the NFU will be detailing local issues and the national picture. Cranfield University's Jerry Knox will be lead a workshop on irrigation and soil moisture issues.

Organised by the Potato Council and Scottish Agricultural College this year's event will be opened by Potato Council chairman Allan Stevenson.

- For an invitation contact Miya Kotecha by email at mkotecha@potato.org.uk. For more details see www.potato.org.uk/events


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