Dates & locations

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Course details

Syllabus
Scheduling irrigation to optimise yield and quality in potatoes
Code
PR14
Designed for
Agronomists, potato business employees, supply chain employees, farm managers and farmers.
Entry requirement
Able to demonstrate practical experience
Dates and locations
2 March 2023, Cambridge
Price
£130+VAT
Duration: 
A half day classroom course
CPD points
6 BASIS;1 NRoSO
Author: 
Mark Stalham, Mark Stalham Potato Consultancy
Content

Classroom module 1 (half day) –

  • Estimating evapotranspiration demand (including a modelling tool exercise);
  • Drought tolerance;
  • Soil water supply (texture, rooting depth, compaction);
  • Determining limiting deficit and the dynamics of different deficits;
  • Crop quality (common scab and other diseases, cracking, bruising);
  • Measurement tools;
  • Application (equipment and monitoring);
  • Practical scheduling exercise.

 

PLEASE NOTE: NM03 Understanding and optimising potato nutrition runs in the afternoon (from 1pm) the same day.  Book both courses for a full day of training.

Trainers are accredited by ARTIS

Participants receive an ARTIS Accredited Certificate

Syllabus