World Potato Congress 2022 in Ireland

Focus on Potatoes

This week saw the World Potato Congress converge on Dublin

World Potato Congress 2022 Ireland with its theme of The Changing World of the Potato.

Met Éireann recently changed the forecast model for predicting the risk of Potato Blight based on research conducted by Teagasc.

This weekend Teagasc will introduce this new forecasting tool and other aspects around potatoes at Bloom with staff from Met Éireann in attendance as well. The Tillage Edge Podcast by Teagasc is featuring Steven Kildea and Klara Finkele who talk about this new Potato Blight advice, listen below.

You can also find the new forecast maps for Ireland and details location graphs of the risk of Potato Blight on our website under the Weather Warnings section.