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Potatoes in Practice 2017

Potatoes in Practice 2017Potatoes in Practice is the largest field-based potato event in the UK. The event brings together variety trials, research and trade exhibits in one place making it an essential date in the potato industry calendar. The event is organised and hosted by the James Hutton Institute, sponsored by AHDB Potatoes, and held in association with SRUC (Scotland's Rural College) and Agrii. The event is also supported by media partner Potato Review.

Visitors will be able to:

  • review crop varieties
  • view results of new crop treatments
  • attend live machinery demonstrations
  • hear seminars on current issues impacting on the farming industry
  • network with colleagues, suppliers and industry experts

Event programme

  • 8.30am: Event opens
  • 9.00am - 4.30pm: Marquee and static machinery exhibits will be available at all times during this period
  • 9.30am, 12.10pm and 2.20pm: Guided whistle-stop tours of the field plots (approx 60 minutes per tour). Attendees are free to visit plots for further discussion at any time outwith these tour times.
  • 10.35am and 1.55pm: Late Blight information sessions - to be confirmed
  • 11.00am and 3.25pm: Live demonstrations of potato machinery

Confirmed Exhibitors

This year we're delighted to be joined by many of our returning event supporters but also very pleased to welcome some new faces:

Agrico UK Ltd Agrii Agrimech Services
Agrovista UK Ltd AHDB Alan Mackay Machinery (Forfar) Ltd
A M Phillip Agritech Ltd BASF Bayer CropScience
Belchim Crop Protection Ltd Bradley Refrigeration Ltd Branston Ltd
Burden Group Ltd Caithness Potatoes Certis Europe
Crop Solutions Ltd    
Cygnet PB DuPont UK Ltd Emerald Crop Science Ltd
Engage Agro Europe Ltd EQ Accountants Farm Electronics Ltd
Farming and Water Scotland Frontier Agriculture Glenside Group
Greenvale AP Grimme UK Haith Group
Headland FMC HK Timbers Ltd HL Hutchinsons Ltd
IPM Potato Group James Hutton Institute James Hutton Ltd
JD Cooling Systems Ltd Linde MH Scotland Ltd Netherton Tractors
Newtec Odense (UK) Ltd NIAB CUF OMEX Agriculture Ltd
Oro Agri BV Redwood Refrigeration Restrain Company Ltd
Ringlink (Scotland) Ltd SASA ScanStone
Sirius Minerals Skea Organics SoilEssentials Ltd
Solufeed Ltd SSCR  
Stet Potato UK Standen Engineering Ltd Syngenta UK
Team Sprayers Ltd Tong Engineering Ltd Tozer Seeds Ltd
United Box Ltd UPL Europe Ltd Wroot Water




James Hutton Institute
Balruddery Farm
DD2 5LJ Dundee
United Kingdom
56° 28' 38.7336" N, 3° 6' 53.0604" W
Start date: 
10th August 2017
James Hutton Institute
Balruddery Farm
Dundee, DD2 5LJ
United Kingdom
Latitude: 56.477426 / Longitude: -3.114739