The future for soft fruit - best practice

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Coupar Angus

Red House Hotel

Station Road

Coupar Angus

PH13 9AL

United Kingdom

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This event is aimed at forward-looking soft fruit growers who want to extend their growing season and learn how to implement the latest technologies for climate and irrigation control, energy saving and increased production.

A panel of expert speakers from the UK and Holland will focus on:

  • Multispan structures to extend the growing season – Glass and polythene. Speakers: Andre van Dam of Certhon and Ben van der Heide of VDH Foliekassen
  • Achieving increased production through correct plant and water balance – Speaker: Hein Jasperse of Priva B.V.
  • The use of thermal screens to save energy and ensure the ideal plant and water balance – Speakers: Jose Carretero of Ridder Climate Screens B.V. and Gordon Badham of CMW Horticulture
  • Wireless technologies in the field – Speaker Steve Archer of 30MHz
  • Making the most of the RHI- Speaker: Thomas Wilkins of NFU Energy

The event takes place on Tuesday 26th March, 2019.

The day will begin with registration from 09:00 and close at 16:00 - Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Time permitting, interested delegates can stay on for a practical workshop with the technical experts. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis, so please confirm your attendance as soon as possible, but no later than Friday 22nd March.

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Coupar Angus

Red House Hotel

Station Road

Coupar Angus

PH13 9AL

United Kingdom

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