3 January 2019
Oxford Real Farming Conference

to 4th January 2019



28 October 2018
Our Common Ground

New progress report from the Food, Farming & Countryside Commission

26 October 2018
European Commission extends experiment on marketing populations

Marketing of cereal populations extended until 2021



2 November 2018
Future for UK organic farming debated at Congress in Rugby

'Going for Growth' is the theme of this year’s UK Organic Congress held in Rugby on 15-16 November

Events

Potato event - West Wales

18 July 2018

Controlling potato blight field lab & Opportunities for commercial seed potato growers. A joint event between Innovative Farmers, Organic Growers Alliance and Sarpo Potatoes Ltd

Venue: Peepout Farm, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

Draft agenda:

13.00: Lunch
13.45: Welcome and introductions
14.00: Mesh control of potato blight field lab - trial updates and monitoring methods (Dominic Amos/ Sally Westaway)
14.30: Opportunities for seed potato growers
The Sustainable Potatoes Wales project (Tony Little)
Breeding for blight & virus resistance and growing seed potatoes (David Shaw)
Growing seed and the Seed Potato Certification Scheme (Simon White)
15:30: Farm walk to view recently established mesh trial & commercial seed crops (Romeo Sarra)
17.00: Wrap up and close

For more information and booking contact Sally Westaway

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