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Teagasc Seed Potato Webinar

Event Time 6:30pm
Venue Webinar
This webinar will outline the challenges of imports and the best practices to growing more seed potatoes in Ireland

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)