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National Potato Conference 2020

Event Time 10am
Venue Red Cow Hotel, Naas, Dublin
National Potato Conference 2020 organised by Teagasc and the Irish Farmers’ Association, in association with Bord Bia.


Session 1 
10.00 Opening Address
IFA and Teagasc

The Irish Potato Market 
Cliona Lynch, Kantar


‘Millennials Attitudes to Potatoes’ and the new EU potato promotional campaign 2020-2023
Lorcan Bourke, Bord Bia
11.15 ‘Potatoes - the Food of the Future - a British Perspective’
Stu Baker, AHDB
11.45 ‘Putting Potatoes Centre Plate for Millennials Optimum Nutrition’
Aoife Hearne, Dietitian
12.25 ‘World Potato Congress, Ireland, 2021’
Liam Glennon, World Potato Congress Organising Committee
12.30 Lunch
Session 2 
2.00 Plant health requirements, Seed supply post Brexit
Barry Delaney, DAFM
2.20 Energy requirements & savings on potato farms
Barry Caslin, Teagasc
2.40 Desiccation – life after diquat
Shay Phelan, Teagasc
3.00 Controlling sprouting in store without CIPC
Adrian Briddon, Sutton Bridge, AHDB
3.30 Workshops

Trade show ongoing throughout the afternoon


€50 – includes lunch, tea/coffee, conference catalogue and access to trade stands.
€40 for Teagasc clients and IFA members.