October 28, 2013 3:50 pm

Tozer Seeds will be at the eighth UK Onion and Carrot conference and exhibition which takes place at the Kingsgate conference centre in Peterborough on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st November 2013. You will have the opportunity to visit us on our stand to discuss our varieties and caliente mustard biofumigents in more detail with our specialised account managers.

The programme follows a similar format to previous events; the onion day will have an opening address by the NFU President, Peter Kendall, followed by technical presentations including approaches to neck rot control in the United States from Lindsey Du Toit of the Washington State University. The production session will include an overview of Spanish production from Alfonso Tarazona and the retailing sector will be covered by the Tesco Category Director for Fresh Produce, Kris Comerford.

Topics for carrot growers include an update on pathogens with John Clarkson, enhancing soil fertility addressed by Jo Franklin and the economic impact of nematode pests with Bert Aasman of DLV Plant. An overview of Global carrot processing will be presented by Bert Haffmans of Sormac. Production in Denmark and developments in the UK marketplace will be included in topics for the afternoon.

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