Program

Time What? Where? (see map)
08.00 Opening food hall Food hall
09.00 Opening Potato Scandinavia 2017 /mayor Wenche Huser Sund Exhibition area
09.00 Opening exhibition (until 18.00) Exhibition area
09.30 Guided tours at Hvebergsmoen potato packing factory (until 14.00) Busses from fairgrounds
10.00 Demonstration harvesting Demo area: harvesting
10.30 Potato lectures (see separate program below) Lecture hall/field trial
12.00 Premiere of irrigation system /Ole Chr. Bye Irrigation system
13.00 Demonstration tillage Demo area: tillage
15.00 Demonstration harvestin Demo area: harvesting
17.00 Pub and entertainment with Trubadur Bayer Food hall

 

Lecture program:

Time Topic Speakers Where?
11.00 – 11.30 Different potato varieties Bjarne Kjøs(Graminor)/ Per Møllerhagen (NIBIO) Field trials
11.40 – 12.00 The farm robot Thorvald Saga Robotics Lecture hall
12.30 – 13.00 Bio stimulants in potato production Eli Ronglan (Azelis) Lecture hall
13.30 – 13.50 Ethylene treatment of potatoes Hans Arne Krogsti (Strand Unikorn) Field trials
14.00 – 14.30 N-sensor and precision agriculture Tove Sundgren og Jan-Eivind Kvam-Andersen (Yara) Lecture hall
14.40 – 15.00 Fungicide strategy in potatoes Ragnhild Nærstad (Syngenta) Lecture hall
15.30 – 16. 00 Drones and technology in agriculture DataVäkst AB Lecture hall
16.10 – 16.40 Different potato varieties Bjarne Kjøs(Graminor)/ Per Møllerhagen (NIBIO) Field trials

 

Field trials and lectures

The lecture hall only has space for a limited number of people. If you want to join one of the lectures, make sure to get there in good time.

The lectures will be held in the lecture hall or at the field trials (see lecture program). At the field trials, you can meet advisers (NLR) and researchers (NIBIO) throughout the day, and you can see different trials:

–       New and different potato varieties
–       Ethylene treatment of potatoes
–       Fertilization systems and measurements of nitrogen.
–       Virus and aphids. Talk to researchers and learn about the project.
–       Aerial stem rot in the variety Asterix

The farm robot Thorvald will also be demonstrated throughout the day.