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This season the renowned and popular Syngenta Potato Science Live events will take place as an on-line learning resource.

Each day, for a dedicated week from February 8th, there will be short, topic-focussed, morning meeting, to bring growers and agronomists up to date with the latest news and advice for profitable potato production.

From seed and soil-borne pathogens, to PCN, blight and sustainability, you can join them all, or pick your specific interests. 

So grab yourself a cuppa and join us to hear from some of the experts in these fields, without taking too much time out of your day.

Click on the webinar registration links below to register  for the events of interest to you.

Monday 8 February – 9.00am

Targeting seed- and soil-borne pathogens

Syngenta's Technical Manager, Michael Tait will give an overview of tuber treatments for seed- and soil- borne diseases. Followed by an update by Syngenta's New Technology Lead, Harry Fordham on the second year of Amistar in-furrow application trials.

Tuesday 9 February – 9.00am

Soil pest management

Syngenta's Field Technical Manager, Dr Max Newbert and Technical Manager, Michael Tait will share information on PCN control and the potential new product for wireworm control, looking at 2020 UK trials as well as our continental data for the product.

Wednesday 10 February – 9.00am

Blight management with application advances

Syngenta's Technical Manager, Michael Tait and New Farming Technology Lead, Harry Fordham explore blight options including the benefits of drift retardants and share the latest application advice of the new 3D90 nozzle.

Thursday 11 February – 9.00am

Biostimulants for potato crop resilience

Syngenta's Technical Manager, Michael Tait shares recent work on the development of a biostimulant in potatoes.

Friday 12 February – 9.00am

Sustainable potato crop initiatives

Syngenta's Sustainable Farming Manager, Belinda Bailey and Field Technical Manager, Dr Max Newbert, share an insight into the Green Headland Mix Project, including new work carried out on how green headland margins could potentially benefit the wider IPM approach, alongside the use of insecticides.

BASIS and NRoSo points will be available for attending these meetings (details to follow after the meeting takes place)