Teagasc Seed Potato Webinar15 April 2021 15 April 2021
Seed potato supplies will be affected following UK departure from the EU. Supplies will be difficult to get from 2022 onwards and this provides an excellent opportunity for Irish growers to grow more Irish seed. This webinar will outline the challenges of imports and the best practices to growing more seed potatoes in Ireland.
The webinar will be jointly opened by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD, and Minister of State for Agriculture, Pippa Hackett, TD.
The main topics covered will include:
- Brexit and seed imports
Barry Delaney, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
- Successfully growing high quality seed
- New developments in Virus monitoring
Denis Griffin, Teagasc
- Virus control in the field
Shay Phelan, Teagasc
- Questions and Answer session to an expert panel
IASIS points will be available (with zoom log in)