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SAC Association of Potato Producers – 21st Annual Conference

Date: 29th January 2020

Location: Perth Racecourse, Scone Palace Park, Perth PH2 6BB

Time: 09:30 - 16:00

Cost: Free*

An excellent line-up of speakers, including consultants and agronomists, will show how the future of Scotland’s potato industry is in its own hands.

The newly appointed Lead Potato Researcher and Consultant for Scotland will use his first public appearance in the role to highlight the importance of collaboration within the industry.

SAC Association of Potato Producers – 21st Annual ConferenceDr Phil Burgess, who has been employed by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), the James Hutton Institute and SASA, will be among the speakers at the annual SAC Association of Potato Producers in Perth.

The conference, which takes place at Perth Racecourse on Wednesday 29 January, will be introduced by Innes Jessiman, Senior Potato Consultant at SAC Consulting.

He will be followed by a range of guest speakers, including Philip Wright from Wright Solutions, a specialist in agricultural machinery and systems who will examine which cultivations best suit potato root development.

Other speakers include independent potato agronomist Denis Buckley, who will advise on how growers can address a loss in pesticides to sustain yield and quality.

To sign-up, email Janis Forrest at or call 0131 603 7525.



  • Free to SACAPP members
  • Non-SACAPP Growers - £80 + VAT
  • Non-SACAPP Agronomists - £160 + VAT

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