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Potatoes in Practice 2014

The James Hutton Institute

Thursday, 7 August 2014 from 08:30 to 17:30 (BST)

Potatoes in Practice 2014

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Potatoes 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. Attendees will be able to review crop varieties and see demonstrations, attend a series of seminars on current issues impacting on the farming industry and network with colleaues, suppliers and industry experts.

The event is organised by the James Hutton Institute, Potato Council, SRUC and Agrii. Potatoes in Practice is supported by our media partner Potato Review.

Further information can be found at www.hutton.ac.uk/pip2014

Do you have questions about Potatoes in Practice 2014? Contact The James Hutton Institute

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Balruddery Farm, The James Hutton Institute
Invergowrie
Dundee
DD2 5LJ
United Kingdom

Thursday, 7 August 2014 from 08:30 to 17:30 (BST)


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The James Hutton Institute

The James Hutton Institute combines strengths in crops, soils and land use and environmental research, and makes a major contribution to the understanding of key global issues, such as food, energy and environmental security, and developing and promoting effective technological and management solutions to these.

The Institute is an internationally networked organisation and operates from multiple sites, including two main ones in Scotland at Aberdeen and Dundee. It employs more than 500 scientists and support staff, making it one of the biggest research centres in the UK and the first of its type in Europe. The Institute is one of the Scottish Government’s main research providers in environmental, crop and food science and has a major role in the Scottish knowledge economy. The Institute brought together the former Macaulay Land Use Research Institute and the Scottish Crop Research Institute on 1 April 2011.

James Hutton (1726 – 1797) was a leading figure of the Scottish Enlightenment, an eighteenth century golden age of intellectual and scientific achievements centred on Edinburgh. He is internationally regarded as the founder of modern geology and one of the first scientists to describe the Earth as a living system. His thinking on natural selection influenced Charles Darwin in developing his theory of evolution.

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