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Potato Demonstration Day 2020

Tuesday 06 November 2018

On Wednesday, 19 August 2020, the next edition of Potato Demonstration Day will take place.

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Aftermovie and photos Potato Demonstration Day 2018

Monday 10 September 2018

We look back on a successful day with good weather, enthusiastic participants & sponsors and many visitors who created a good atmosphere.

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Review of Potato Demonstration Day 2018

Thursday 23 August 2018

On 22 August the Potato Demonstration Day took place in Westmaas (NL), an initiative of Wageningen University & Research location Westmaas and the NAO (Dutch Potato Organization).

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Construction in full swing

Thursday 16 August 2018

Meanwhile, we are busy building up the Potato Demonstration Day.

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Boerenbusiness TV

Tuesday 14 August 2018

Media partner Boerenbusiness also pays a lot of attention to Potato Demonstration Day.

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Update Holland Process Pavilion

Wednesday 08 August 2018

This year the Holland Process Pavilion will take place at the main location of Potato Demonstration Day.

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Young farmers program is announced!

Wednesday 25 July 2018

Especially for young farmers who are around the process of company takeover, there is the Young Farmers Program on the Potato Demonstration Day on 22 August in Westmaas.

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Rise of demo fields

Tuesday 05 June 2018

With this growing weather it goes fast: the harvesting field is almost closed and the potatoes of the demo fields are now up.

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Catering

Wednesday 30 May 2018

This year, catering during Potato Demonstration Day is provided by Time-Out Catering & Verhuur from Heinenoord.

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The demo fields have been planted

Friday 18 May 2018

This week the demo fields have been planted. There are 11 demo fields this year.

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100th participant

Tuesday 08 May 2018

The 100th participant has now registered for Potato Demonstration Day.

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Demonstration potato field planted

Tuesday 24 April 2018

After the wet weather conditions earlier this month, yesterday it was possible to start planting the demonstration potato field of Potato Demonstration Day.

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Theme 2018: Connecting strong links

Thursday 21 December 2017

The theme of this year’s Potato Demo Day is ‘Connecting strong links’.

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Visit trade fair British Potato

Monday 18 December 2017

At the end of November we, the organization of the Potato Demonstration Day, visited the British Potato trade fair in Harrogate.

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First preparations Potato Demonstration Day 2018

Monday 23 October 2017

At the moment we started with the first preparations for the edition 2018. We are busy with the new registration brochure and the setting of the theme.

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Visitors record on sunny Potato Demonstration Day

Wednesday 07 September 2016

Potato Demonstration Day’s organisation looks back at a successful edition of Potato Demonstration Day. 8000 visitors and 135 exhibitors contributed to this success. 

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Potato Demonstration Day 2018

Friday 02 September 2016

The date for the next Potato Demonstration Day in 2018 is Wednesday 22 August 2018.

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Flowering Potato Demonstration Field

Thursday 16 June 2016

The first flowers are showing in the 7 ha parcel of Innovators, that will be harvested during Potato Demonstration Day at the 31st of August.

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Holland Process Pavilion

Monday 06 June 2016

The so called potato handling centre from now on has a name: Holland Process Pavilion.

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Potato Demonstration Day welcomes new sponsor Rabobank

Friday 22 April 2016

In 2016, Potato Demonstration Day proudly welcomes Rabobank as its sponsor.

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Demonstration parcel planted

Thursday 14 April 2016

Last Monday, we planted 7 hectares of Innovators for the lifting demonstrations during Potato Demonstration Day.

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Vitality, for a healthy potato sector

Friday 16 October 2015

The theme of Potato Demonstration Day 2016 will be: 'Vitality, for a healthy potato sector'. 

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Potato Demonstration Day 2016: Wednesday 31st of August

Tuesday 28 October 2014

Although it might seem early, we already started preparing Potato Demonstration Day 2016. We set the date on Wednesday the 31st of August.

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Video Potato Demonstration Day

Friday 26 September 2014

A month ago, Potato Demonstration Day took place.

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Photos Potato Demonstration Day

Tuesday 26 August 2014

Potato Demonstration Day’s organisation looks back at a successful edition of Potato Demonstration Day. 7000 visitors and 137 exhibitors contributed to this success. 

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Potato Demonstration Day will take place

Monday 18 August 2014

Despite some rain, Potato Demonstration Day will still take place. It looks like all the demonstrations can still take place as well. Potato Demonstration Day will be an interesting event. 

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Royal commissioner present

Friday 01 August 2014

Besides the opening speeches of prof. dr. ir. Louise O. Fresco (President of the Executive Board of Wageningen UR) and Mr. Kees van Arendonk (Dutch Potato Organisation), also the royal commissioner of the province of South Holland, drs. J. Smit, will hold a short lecture during the opening ceremony of Potato Demonstration Day.

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Opening by President of the Executive Board

Wednesday 23 July 2014

Professor Louise O. Fresco has been appointed as President of the Executive Board of Wageningen UR with effect from 1 July 2014. She will open Potato Demonstration Day 2014.

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Lectures Potato Demonstration Day

Wednesday 16 July 2014

There are seven lectures to be held during Potato Demonstration Day.

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Demo field planted

Wednesday 16 April 2014

Friday 4th of April, the 7 hectares of potatoes (breed Innovator) were planted for Potato Demonstration Day.

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Edition 2014

Friday 24 January 2014

The organisation is working hard to prepare all participation information for Potato Demonstration Day.

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Next Potato Demonstration Day in 2014

Thursday 18 October 2012

The Westmaas Potato Demonstration Day event is organized on a biannual basis: once in every two years. The next date will be announced soon.

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Successful Potato Demonstration Day

Friday 24 August 2012

The Westmaas Potato Demonstration team welcomed about 6,000 visitors to its Potato Demonstration Day event on Wednesday 22th August 2012 in Westmaas.

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10 januari 2012: Theme of Day Potatoes Dronten

Friday 24 June 2011

Potato Demonstration Day (NAO and PPO) and the fairs of Emmeloord and Goes join hands. Rather than organising a separate potato convention, there will now be one collective Theme Day Potatoes.

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